2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:24-42 - Standards For Control Of Soil Erosion And Sedimentation; Promulgation, Amendment And Repeal
4:24-42. Standards for control of soil erosion and sedimentation; promulgation, amendment and repeal
The committee shall have the power, subject to the approval of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, to formulate, promulgate, amend and repeal standards for the control of soil erosion and sedimentation, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.).
a. Such standards shall be based upon relevant physical and developmental information concerning the watersheds and topography of the State, including, but not limited to, data relating to land use, soil, slope, hydrology, geology, size of land area being disturbed, proximate water bodies and their characteristics.
b. Such standards shall include criteria, techniques and methods for the control of erosion and sedimentation resulting from land disturbing activities for various categories of soils, slopes, and land uses.
c. Such standards shall include standards of administrative procedure for the implementation of this act.
L.1975, c. 251, s. 4, eff. Nov. 12, 1975. Amended by L.1979, c. 459, s. 2, eff. Feb. 27, 1980.
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