Section: Implementation of countywide used dry cell battery source separation and collection program
17. a. The provisions of P.L.1970, c.39 (C.13:1E-1 et seq.) or any rules and regulations adopted pursuant thereto to the contrary notwithstanding, the department, as a condition of any permit or approval required pursuant to P.L.1970, c.39, may require the owner or operator of any resource recovery facility, in conjunction with the governing body of the county wherein the resource recovery facility is located, to implement a countywide used dry cell battery source separation and collection program, which program shall be subject to approval by the department, to ensure that any used dry cell batteries found to be of particular concern are removed from the solid waste stream prior to acceptance for disposal at the resource recovery facility.
b. As used in this section, "resource recovery facility" means a solid waste facility constructed and operated for the incineration of solid waste for energy production and the recovery of metals and other materials for reuse.
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