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Recycling Enforcement Responsibilities Who has what responsibility? John Castner, Director Division of County Environmental Recycling Enforcement Responsibilities Who has what responsibility? John Castner, Director Division of County Environmental & Waste Enforcement

Who Plays a Role in Recycling Enforcement? DEP n CEHA Agency n Solid Waste Who Plays a Role in Recycling Enforcement? DEP n CEHA Agency n Solid Waste Utility or other County Authority n Local Board of Health n Local Recycling Coordinator n Other Local Entities n

DEP’s Enforcement Role n n Authority: Solid Waste Management Act (SWMA) as amended (N. DEP’s Enforcement Role n n Authority: Solid Waste Management Act (SWMA) as amended (N. J. S. A. 13: 1 E-1 et seq. ) & implementing regulations, administrative orders, permits, etc. Inspection Universe: Recycling Facilities, Transporters, & Generators Enforcement Tools: Compliance Assistance NOVs, AONOCAPAs, AO’s, ACOs, Court Judicial Forum: Superior Court (injunctive relief); Superior Court (actions to collect a penalty)

County Solid Waste Utility or other Authority’s Role n n Authority: SWMA & CEHA County Solid Waste Utility or other Authority’s Role n n Authority: SWMA & CEHA (If CEHA contractor); District SWMP (if identified in the plan as the enforcement entity) N. J. S. A. 13: 1 E-99. 13 Inspection Universe: As identified in the SWMP or CEHA contract Enforcement Tools: Compliance Assistance, NOVs (& Penalties), Summonses Judicial Forum: Superior Court or Municipal Court having jurisdiction

Local Recycling Coordinator Role Authority: SWMA for Local Recycling Ordinance (N. J. S. A. Local Recycling Coordinator Role Authority: SWMA for Local Recycling Ordinance (N. J. S. A. 13: 1 E-99. 16) n Inspection Universe: As identified in the ordinance n Enforcement Tools: As identified in the ordinance n Judicial Forum: Municipal Court n

Local Board of Health Role n n Authority: SWMA or local recycling or antidumping Local Board of Health Role n n Authority: SWMA or local recycling or antidumping ordinance Inspection Universe: (SWMA) Could include generators, transporters, recycling facilities; and/or as identified in the recycling ordinance Enforcement Tools: NOVs, Citation, Summons Judicial Forum: Superior Court (for SWMA) or Municipal Court

Other Local Entities Authority: Local recycling or antidumping ordinances n Universe: As identified in Other Local Entities Authority: Local recycling or antidumping ordinances n Universe: As identified in the ordinance n Enforcement Tools: As identified in the ordinance n Judicial Forum: Municipal Court n

CEHA’s Role n n Authority: SWMA and County Environmental Health Act (N. J. S. CEHA’s Role n n Authority: SWMA and County Environmental Health Act (N. J. S. A. 26: 3 A 2 -21 et seq. ) Inspection Universe: Complaint Investigations, Generators, transporters, and recycling facilities Enforcement Tools: Compliance Assistance – NOVs (& Penalties), Summonses Judicial Forum: Superior Court or Municipal Court having jurisdiction

DEP penalties for non-compliance Statutory: max. $50, 000/violation/day n Regulatory - penalty tables x DEP penalties for non-compliance Statutory: max. $50, 000/violation/day n Regulatory - penalty tables x severity factor multiplier (if applicable) NM = $4, 500 - $10, 000 M = $3, 000 (+ grace period) n Regulatory - penalty matrix n Used when violation is not listed in the DEP’s penalty tables (insufficient history) or the penalty would be too low to be a sufficient deterrent

Example: Penalty Calculation using penalty tables & severity factors Violation: Failure of approved recycling Example: Penalty Calculation using penalty tables & severity factors Violation: Failure of approved recycling center to comply with all approval conditions n Base penalty (N. J. A. C. 7: 26 A-31. (a) = $3, 000 n Severity Factor for violating same rule 24 - 12 months prior: 0. 50 x $3, 000 = $1, 500 n Severity factor for violating different rule 2412 months prior: 0. 25 x $3, 000 = $750 Total civil administrative penalty = $5, 250

DEP’s Recycling Penalty Matrix DEP’s Recycling Penalty Matrix

Recycling Sweeps Update Atlantic County v. Hudson County n n A Overall compliance rate: Recycling Sweeps Update Atlantic County v. Hudson County n n A Overall compliance rate: 77% Variation in municipal rates: 50 -100% Schools: 79% Hotels/Motels/Casinos 60% – Casinos 92% – Hotels/motels 55% H 78% 58 -90% 74% 88%

Recycling Enforcement Issues Many local recycling ordinances need to be updated to include enforcement Recycling Enforcement Issues Many local recycling ordinances need to be updated to include enforcement provisions and tie into the SWMP n The SWMPs need to be updated to reflect current recycling priorities and enforcement as well n

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