New Jersey Commissioner of Environmental Protection

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New Jersey Commissioner of Environmental Protection
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $340,764,000
Term limits:  None
Structure
Selection Method:  Appointed by Governor
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Bob Martin
Assumed office:  January 13, 2010
Compensation:  $125,000
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The New Jersey Commissioner of Environmental Protection is a state executive position in the New Jersey state government.

The Commissioner oversees the Department of Environmental Protection, which is responsible for protecting the state's air, land, water and natural resources.

The department was created on April 22, 1970.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Bob Martin. He was appointed by Gov. Chris Christie in 2010.[1]

Authority

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Qualifications

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Appointments

New Jersey state government organizational chart

The Commissioner of Environmental Protection is appointed by the Governor.

Vacancies

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Duties

The department's mission is the protection of the air, waters, land, and natural and historic resources of the state.[2]

Divisions

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State budget

The budget for the Department of Environmental Protection in Fiscal Year 2013 was $340,764,000.[3]

Compensation

2013

In 2013, the commissioner's salary remained at $141,000.[4]

2010

In 2010, the New Jersey Commissioner of Environmental Protection was paid an estimated $141,000 according to the Council of State Governments.[5]

Click here to view a larger-scale image of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Organizational Chart as of May 4, 2012.

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

New Jersey

401 E. State St.
7th Floor, East Wing
P.O. Box 402
Trenton, NJ 08625-0402
Phone: (609) 292-2885
Fax: (609) 292-7695

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