New Jersey Commissioner of Environmental Protection
|New Jersey Commissioner of Environmental Protection|
|Office website:||Official Link|
|2013 FY Budget:||$340,764,000|
|Selection Method:||Appointed by Governor|
|Assumed office:||January 13, 2010|
|Other New Jersey Executive Offices|
|Governor • Lieutenant Governor • Secretary of State • Attorney General • Treasurer • Comptroller• Commissioner of Education • Agriculture Secretary • Insurance Commissioner • Commissioner of Environmental Protection • Labor Commissioner • Public Utilities Board|
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.
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The Commissioner of Environmental Protection is appointed by the Governor.
The department's mission is the protection of the air, waters, land, and natural and historic resources of the state.
The budget for the Department of Environmental Protection in Fiscal Year 2013 was $340,764,000.
401 E. State St.
7th Floor, East Wing
P.O. Box 402
Trenton, NJ 08625-0402
Phone: (609) 292-2885
Fax: (609) 292-7695