Hazardous Materials (HazMat) Emergency Response

The Commission provides 24/7 response for various hazardous materials incidents in conjunction with local and county Offices of Emergency Management and the Jersey City and Bayonne Fire Department HazMat teams. Reports of hazardous substance discharges are investigated to ensure such discharges are either immediately remediated or referred to the appropriate New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection program for oversight. Cases involving criminal abandonment or discharge of hazardous substances are referred to the State Office of the Attorney General’s Division of Criminal Justice-Environmental Crimes Section.
Local Hazardous Substance Code: