New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:1d-126 - Definitions

2. As used in this act:

"Department" means the Department of Environmental Protection.

"Environmental law" means the "Water Pollution Control Act," P.L.1977, c.74 (C.58:10A-1 et seq.); the "Air Pollution Control Act (1954)," P.L.1954, c.212 (C.26:2C-1 et seq.); the "Solid Waste Management Act," P.L.1970, c.39 (C.13:1E-1 et seq.); the "Industrial Site Recovery Act," P.L.1983, c.330 (C.13:1K-6 et seq.); the "Toxic Catastrophe Prevention Act," P.L.1985, c.403 (C.13:1K-19 et seq.); the "Worker and Community Right To Know Act," P.L.1983, c.315 (C.34:5A-1 et al.); the "Comprehensive Regulated Medical Waste Management Act," P.L.1989, c.34 (C.13:1E-48.1 et seq.); P.L.1986, c.102 (C.58:10A-21 et seq.); the "Pollution Prevention Act," P.L.1991, c.235 (C.13:1D-35 et seq.); the "Spill Compensation and Control Act," P.L.1976, c.141 (C.58:10-23.11 et seq.); the "Noise Control Act of 1971," P.L.1971, c.418 (C.13:1G-1 et seq.); the "Pesticide Control Act of 1971," P.L.1971, c.176 (C.13:1F-1 et seq.); the "Radiation Protection Act," P.L.1958, c.116 (C.26:2D-1 et seq.); the "Coastal Area Facility Review Act," P.L.1973, c.185 (C.13:19-1 et seq.); the "Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act," P.L.1987, c.156 (C.13:9B-1 et seq.); "The Wetlands Act of 1970," P.L.1970, c.272 (C.13:9A-1 et seq.); R.S.12:5-1 et seq.; the "Flood Hazard Area Control Act," P.L.1962, c.19 (C.58:16A-50 et seq.); any rule or regulation promulgated thereunder; and any permit issued pursuant thereto. It shall also include any ordinance adopted by a local government agency to implement or effectuate the purposes or objectives of an environmental law.

"Facility" means the building, equipment and contiguous area at a single location used for the conduct of business, and which is regulated pursuant to an environmental law.

"Local government agency" means a political subdivision of the State or any instrumentality thereof, including, but not limited to, a municipality, county, local board of health, county board of health, regional health commission, improvement authority, utility authority or sewerage authority authorized by law to enforce an environmental law or adopt ordinances implementing or effectuating the purposes or objectives of an environmental law.

"Minor violation" means any violation which the department, pursuant to section 5 of this act, has designated as a minor violation.

"Penalty" means a civil penalty imposed or civil administrative penalty assessed for a violation of any environmental law or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant thereto or any permit issued thereunder.

"Person" means any individual, corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, political subdivision of this State or any State or interstate agency.


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