New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:1k-33 - Hazardous Material Discharge Initial Emergency Response Training Program

13:1K-33. Hazardous material discharge initial emergency response training program
Within 180 days of the effective date of this act and annually thereafter, the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Department of Environmental Protection shall establish and operate a hazardous material discharge initial emergency response training program for municipal and county agents or officers involved in investigating suspected hazardous material discharges. The training program shall be a one day program offered in different regions of the State in order to be accessible to all municipalities and counties. Each municipality and county shall, every two years, send to the training program that individual primarily responsible for activating the municipality's or county's hazardous material emergency response program or that individual's designee. Each municipality and county may send any other individuals with similar responsibilities as may be deemed necessary. A municipality's responsibility pursuant to this section shall not be fulfilled if the individual sent to the training program serves as a regional response agent for hazardous material discharges for more than one municipality.

L. 1987, c. 220, s. 1.

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