Section: Persons entitled to bring enforcement actions
4. a. There is established in the Department of Environmental Protection the Office of Pollution Prevention. The office shall be under the immediate supervision of an administrator appointed by the commissioner who shall report directly to the commissioner. The administrator and all managerial employees necessary to implement the provisions of this act as determined by the commissioner may be members of the unclassified service of the State. The office shall be responsible for the implementation of the provisions of this act, for the coordination of all pollution prevention policies within the department, for conducting an ongoing review of all appropriate regulatory and enforcement policies to ensure that these policies require or encourage pollution prevention to the maximum extent practicable and feasible, and for performing any other function that the commissioner may deem appropriate.
b. The department may establish an educational and outreach program designed to explain and make available to the general public all pollution prevention plan summaries and pollution prevention plan progress reports submitted to the department pursuant to this act, in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the department to protect trade secret information.
c. Upon a written request by a member of the public for a copy of a pollution prevention plan summary or pollution prevention plan progress report submitted to the department pursuant to this act, the department shall provide that person with a copy of any pollution prevention plan summary or pollution prevention plan progress report submitted to the department pursuant to this act within 30 days of receipt of the request therefor for a cost not to exceed the cost of printing and postage.
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