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Statute: 13:1E-8

8. The Advisory Council on Solid Waste Management is empowered to: a. Request from the commissioner such information concerning the Statewide solid waste management plan or district solid waste management plans as it may deem necessary; b. Consider any matter relating to the improvement of the Statewide solid waste management plan or district solid waste management plans, and advise the commissioner thereon; c. From time to time submit to the commissioner any recommendations which it deems necessary for the improvement of the Statewide solid waste management plan or district solid waste management plans; d. From time to time submit to the commissioner recommendations of any statutory and regulatory changes deemed necessary to implement the comprehensive State regulated medical waste management plan prepared by the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Health pursuant to section 13 of P.L.1989, c.34 (C.13:1E-48.13); e. From time to time submit to the commissioner recommendations of any statutory and regulatory changes deemed necessary to implement the State Recycling Plan goals; f. Study any regulations adopted by the department and the Department of Health concerning the management of regulated medical waste and make its recommendations for their improvement to the commissioner; g. Study and investigate the state of the art and the technical capabilities and limitations of regulations concerning solid waste collection, disposal or recycling activities and report its findings and recommendations thereon to the commissioner; h. Study and investigate the need for programs for the long-range technical support of solid waste programs and solid waste management plans, and report its findings and recommendations thereon to the commissioner; i. Hold public hearings annually or more frequently in regard to existing solid waste statutes and regulations and upon the state of the art and technical capabilities and limitations in solid waste collection, disposal or recycling activities and report its recommendations thereon to the commissioner. L.1970,c.39,s.8; amended 1975,c.326,s.8; 1989,c.34,s.27; 1991,c.292,s.2.

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