New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:19-32 - Dep Guidance Document On Federal Aid, Availability;

13:19-32. DEP guidance document on federal aid, availability; "coastal municipality" defined
2. a. The Department of Environmental Protection shall prepare a guidance document which provides information to coastal municipalities on eligibility requirements for receiving federal monies related to shore protection projects and disaster aid. The document shall provide detailed information which describes the policies, programs or other actions required of a municipality to qualify for these federal monies, and shall include a section which explains what a municipality must do to create and maintain an engineered beach.

b. Upon completion of the guidance document, the Department of Environmental Protection shall notify all coastal municipalities of the availability of the guidance document. The department shall provide copies of the guidance document to a municipality upon request.

c. As used in this act, "coastal municipality" means any municipality located within the coastal area as defined in section 4 of P.L.1973, c.185 (C.13:19-4).


13:19-33 Transport, dumping of certain dredged materials in certain ocean sites prohibited.
1. a. The Department of Environmental Protection shall not permit or otherwise authorize the transport in State waters of dredged material for the purpose of placing or dumping of such material into State waters of the Atlantic Ocean at a site designated for remediation if the material is found to exceed an effects level of 113 parts per billion of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the tissue of worms tested and analyzed in accordance with the applicable federal procedures, or a level or in accordance with a procedure subsequently determined by the Commissioner of Environmental Protection to be more protective of human health and the environment.

b.The Department of Environmental Protection shall implement the provisions of subsection a. of this section through the enforceable policies of the State, including, but not limited to, any rules and regulations adopted pursuant to R.S.12:5-3.

c.Upon the effective date of this act, the Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall submit P.L.2003, c.65 (C.13:19-33) to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under the provisions of the federal "Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972", as amended, 16 U.S.C. s.1451 et seq., for incorporation into the enforceable policies of the approved State management program.


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