The Atlantic County Environmental Health Unit is responsible for investigating and monitoring environmental health concerns in all Atlantic County municipalities except for Atlantic City.
201 South Shore Road, Stillwater Building
New Jersey
United States
+1 (609) 645-5971 +1 (609) 645-5923

Department of Human Services

Division of Public Health

Environmental Health

Underground Storage Tank Program

Pursuant to the County Environmental Health Act (CEHA), the Environmental Health Unit inspects and investigates discharges and potential discharges of hazardous materials that are stored in underground storage tanks. The majority of products contained in UST's are gasoline, fuel oil and used motor oil. All discharges from UST's must be reported the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection environmental hotline at 1-877-WARNDEP. Staff inspects UST removals and provides oversight for the remediation of a limited amount of unregulated UST sites (residential). Legal References: N.J.S.A. 58:10A-21 et seq. N.J.A.C. 7:14B-1 et seq. (Underground Storage Tank Rules) N.J.A.C. 7:26E-1 et seq. (Technical Requirements for Site Remediation)

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