The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has proposed new rules exempting certain categories of records from public disclosure. Those proposed rules are on-line here.

OPRA attorney Richard M. Gutman of Montclair has submitted written comments to the proposed rules which are on-line here.

Any citizen who wishes may, prior to February 4, 2011, submit comments regarding the proposed rules. Citizen comments and the DEP’s responses will be published in the New Jersey Register.

Comments may be mailed to:

Alice A. Previte, Esq.
Attention: DEP Docket Number 11-10-11
Office of Legal Affairs
P.O. Box 402
Trenton, N.J. 08625-0402

Or, comments may be faxed to 609-984-3488.

Chairman of the New Jersey Libertarian Party's Open Government Advocacy Project. Please send all comments to [email protected]