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NJDEP Qualified Environmental Air Compliance Auditor Program

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Become Listed as an NJDEP Qualified Environmental Air Compliance Auditor!

NJDEP, in cooperation with the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education, developed a series established to generate a required list of private qualified approved auditors as mandated in the Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) of 1990. The Small Business Assistance Program and Small Business Environmental Ombudsman Office will provide lists of qualified auditors (outside the NJDEP) who can evaluate the consistency of a company's work practices and recordkeeping with applicable clean air requirements.

Earning a spot on this list will let potential customers know that you have completed NJDEP approved training that has prepared you to perform audits efficiently, effectively, and in keeping with all NJDEP rules and guidelines. Because the NJDEP distributes this list to individuals and organizations who are seeking capable auditors, this program provides exposure to new audiences that can turn into potential business opportunities.

If you would like to be listed as an NJDEP Qualified Environmental Air Compliance Auditor, you must do the following:

  1. Submit a letter or resume detailing your four-year degree in engineering, environmental science, environmental planning or related field to Pam Mayer (contact information below).

  2. Complete the following two (2) required seminars. Courses must be taken within two (2) years of the current date to fulfill these requirements:

  3. Once you have been added to the NJDEP Qualified Environmental Air Compliance Auditor list, you must attend either the Air Quality Permitting Seminar or Auditor's Workshop every two years to maintain your place on the list. Either of these courses can serve as a refresher to keep you up to date with the latest regulatory changes to the NJDEP air program.

Substitution of Courses for NJDEP Qualified Environmental Air Compliance Auditors

If you have attended any training programs comparable to the required seminars listed above, you may request an exemption from one or more seminars in writing. Please include a description of the program(s) attended and proof of attendance. Submit your exemption requests to Pam Mayer (contact information below).

For more information, please contact:

Pam Mayer
Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education
102 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519

Click for additional information about the NJDEP Small Business Assistance Program.

View the current list of Environmental Air Compliance Auditors for Small Businesses.