Environment


TOTAL TRI EMISSIONS FOR NJ CHEMICAL SECTOR DOWN 96% SINCE 1988

The New Jersey chemical sector’s TRI emissions decreased by 16 percent from 2015 to 2016, and by 96 percent since 1988. This significant decrease can be attributed to the industry’s efforts to regularly implement emission reduction methods.

CCNJ members are continuously identifying source reduction opportunities to minimize waste and its impact on the environment. Our members create the science to produce the products that improve and sustain our quality life.  Our members are committed to reducing their environmental impact, while supporting a robust New Jersey economy.

Environment Related Position Papers

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  • February 5, 2018

    COMMENTS: REQUEST FOR PUBLIC INPUT FOR PERFLUOROOCTANE SULFONATE

    On behalf of our members, the Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ) and the Site Remediation Industry Network (SRIN) appreciate the opportunity to provide comments to the Drinking Water Quality Institute (DWQI) pursuant to the Institute’s request for public input regarding the recently released subcommittee reports on Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS). CCNJ/SRIN have long advocated for greater transparency and public input with respect to DWQI’s activities and we appreciate the steps taken to provide this opportunity.


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  • October 6, 2017

    COMMENTS: NJDEP PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO AIR QUALITY RULES (DEP DOCKET NO. 12-17-06, PROPOSAL NO. PRN 2017-139)

    On behalf of our members, the Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP, the Department) on the proposed amendments to Air Quality, Energy, and Sustainability Program rules published in the New Jersey Register on August 7, 2017.


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  • September 29, 2017

    COMMENTS: NJDEP PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO SITE REMEDIATION AND WASTE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM RULES (DEP DOCKET NO. 10-17-06, PROPOSAL NO. PRN 2017-134)

    COMMENTS ON NJDEP PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO SITE REMEDIATION AND WASTE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM RULES (DEP DOCKET NO. 10-17-06, PROPOSAL NO. PRN 2017-134)


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  • November 21, 2016

    COMMENTS: REQUEST FOR PUBLIC INPUT FOR PERFLUOROOCTANOIC ACID

    On behalf of our members, the Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ) and Site Remediation Industry Network (SRIN) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments to the Drinking Water Quality Institute (DWQI) pursuant to the Institute’s request for public input regarding the recently released subcommittee reports on Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA).


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  • February 9, 2016

    COMMENTS: “PLANNING FOR AND RESPONSE TO CATASTROPHIC EVENTS AT CONTAMINATED SITES” TECHNICAL GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

    On behalf of the members of the Chemistry Council of New Jersey (CCNJ) and the Site Remediation Industry Network (SRIN), we appreciate the opportunity to provide comments to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) on the “Planning for and Response to Catastrophic Events at Contaminated Sites” (Catastrophic Events) Technical Guidance Document. 


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Environment Related Chemunique Posts

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  • April 29, 2019

    CCNJ Submits Comments on DEP’s Draft EJ Guidance Document

    CCNJ submitted comments on the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)’s draft Environmental Justice (EJ) guidance document on March 22, 2019.


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  • April 29, 2019

    NJDEP Publishes Rule Proposal re: PFOA/PFOS

    On April 1, 2019, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Division of Water Supply and Geoscience under the Water Resource Management Program published a rule proposal in the New Jersey Register that is focused on Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS).  The Department is seeking amendments to the Discharges of Petroleum and Other Hazardous Substances (DPHS) Rules, Ground Water Quality Standards (GWQS) Rules, Private Well Testing Act (PWTA) Rules, Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) Rules, and New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) Rules.


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  • March 20, 2019

    Register Today To Join More Than 200 Colleagues

    Participate in Six General Sessions and Four In-Depth Sessions


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  • March 20, 2019

    CCNJ Works with Bill Sponsor to Address Environmental Justice

    Senators Troy Singleton (D-7) and Loretta Weinberg (D-37) introduced legislation to amend the way permits are issued in certain burdened communities throughout New Jersey.


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  • March 20, 2019

    Record Attendance at this Year’s Legislative Reception during the NJ Chamber’s Walk-To-Washington

    The 2019 Annual Legislative Reception, held in Washington D.C., was once again the place to network and meet with New Jersey legislators, legislative staff, and representatives from CCNJ member companies, during the New Jersey Chamber’s Annual Walk-to-Washington. The event is co-hosted by CCNJ, PHRMA, HINJ and BIONJ. 


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  • March 20, 2019

    Next CCNJ Environment Committee Meeting Scheduled for April 9, 2019

    The next CCNJ Environment Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, 2019 with a 10:00 AM start time.


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  • February 27, 2019

    Join more than 200 attendees at the 35th Annual Spring Conference

    For the last thirty-four conferences, the Chemistry Council has gathered its members to network with industry colleagues, establish new relationships for business development opportunities, and to learn about current and emerging issues in the industry.  This year will be no different, and the conference will return to Atlantic City, the city where the Council held its first conference.


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  • February 27, 2019

    CCNJ/SRIN Submit Preliminary Comments on NJDEP Air Toxics Rulemaking Effort

    On behalf of CCNJ and the Site Remediation Industry Network (SRIN), the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) submitted comments on the draft proposed revisions to current air toxics rules to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) on February 1, 2019. Comments were limited to what was discussed during the January 17, 2019 stakeholder meeting held by NJDEP.


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  • February 27, 2019

    CCNJ Submits Comments on NJDEP Stormwater Management Rule Proposal re: Green Infrastructure

    CCNJ submitted comments on proposed amendments to the Stormwater Management rules with revisions concerning green infrastructure requirements to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) on February 1, 2019. 


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  • February 27, 2019

    CCNJ Submits Comments on NJ Reentering RGGI

    CCNJ submitted comments on proposed amendments to the Air Quality rules to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) on February 15, 2019. 


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Environment Related Resources

  • June 1, 2013

    As Hurricane Season Begins: Reminders to Minimize and Report Releases

    Unlike some other natural disasters, the onset of a hurricane can allow early preparations to minimize its effect on a facility. Owners/operators typically take prudent preventive action by safely shutting down processes, or otherwise operate under emergency operations procedures, before hurricane force winds and associated stormsurge flooding can damage facilities and cause uncontrolled releases of hazardous chemicals.


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