Governor Christie Signs Bill Extending Deadline for Wastewater Management Plans

Posted by on Jan 23, 2012 in Legislation, Wastewater Management Plans

By: Henry T. Chou, Esq.
On January 17, 2012, Governor Chris Christie signed into law P.L. 2011, c. 203, which extends the deadline for counties and municipalities to file wastewater management plans by at least 180 days. The legislation, which was passed by the Senate and General Assembly on January 9, 2011, is aimed at averting the “negative economic impacts” associated with New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) regulations that would have required the withdrawal of numerous wastewater service areas throughout the state.

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Legislature Moves to Extend Deadline for Wastewater Management Plans

Posted by on Jan 9, 2012 in Legislation, Wastewater Management Plans

By: Henry T. Chou, Esq.
The New Jersey Senate has passed a bill known as S3156, which would extend the deadline for counties and municipalities to file wastewater management plans by at least 180 days, and potentially up to 2 years. The bill, which was passed by the Senate on January 9, 2011, will now move to the General Assembly, which is also anticipated to pass it in short order.

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