New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:1e-5.1 - Application; Notice To Municipality; Rejection Or Grant Of Tentative Approval; Transmittal With Fact Sheet; Public Hearing; Recommendations Of Administrative Law Judge; Approval Or Denial By Department

13:1E-5.1. Application; notice to municipality; rejection or grant of tentative approval; transmittal with fact sheet; public hearing; recommendations of administrative law judge; approval or denial by department
In addition to all other standards, conditions and procedures required pursuant to law for the approval of applications for registration statements and engineering designs for new solid waste disposal facilities:

a. The department shall transmit, by certified mail, a complete copy of any application for a registration statement or engineering design approval for a new solid waste disposal facility to the governing body of the affected municipality;

b. Within 6 months of the receipt of a complete application, the department shall reject the application or grant tentative approval thereof, which tentative approval shall establish design and operating conditions for the proposed solid waste disposal facility, requirements for the monitoring thereof, and any other conditions required under federal or State laws or rules and regulations;

c. All tentative approvals of applications granted pursuant to subsection b. of this section shall be transmitted to the applicant and to the affected municipality and shall be accompanied by a fact sheet setting forth the principal facts and the significant factual, legal, methodological, and policy questions considered in granting the tentative approval. The fact sheet shall include a description of the facility which is the subject of the tentative approval; the type and quantities of solid waste or sludge which may be disposed of at the proposed facility; and a brief summary of the basis for the conditions of the tentative approval; and

d. Within 45 days of the granting of a tentative approval of an application, a public hearing on the proposed facility and operator shall be conducted by the department. The department shall adopt and promulgate rules and regulations necessary to ensure that the public hearing is full and impartial and that the applicant is present to answer questions relating to the facility which are posed by interested parties.

L.1983, c. 464, s. 1, eff. Jan. 12, 1984.

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