executive order rescinds EO
Order No. 2, issued on January 18, 1990, created the position of
Environmental Prosecutor in the Department of Law and Public Safety;
position of Environmental Prosecutor was created in an effort to
coordinate enforcement policy and oversee the prosecution of enforcement
actions in environmental matters; and
coordination and oversight activities carried out by the Environmental
Prosecutor can be achieved economically through the effective use
of existing personnel within the Department of Law and Public Safety;
Attorney General is best qualified to delegate the functions, powers
and personnel of the Environmental Prosecutor; and
is the goal of the State of New Jersey to deliver efficient and
cost-effective administrative services;
I, CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN, Governor of the State of New Jersey,
by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and
by the Statutes of this State, do hereby ORDER and DIRECT:
1. The position
of Environmental Prosecutor is hereby eliminated from the Department
of Law and Public Safety.
Order No. 2 (Florio) is rescinded.
3. The functions
of the Environmental Prosecutor shall be reallocated within the
Department of Law and Public Safety by the Attorney General in
such a manner as she deems appropriate in order to maximize efficiency,
service and cost-effectiveness.
Order shall take effect immediately.
under my hand and seal
this 15th day of March in the Year
of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine
Hundred and Ninety Four, and of the
Independence of the United States,
the Two Hundred and Eighteenth.
Christine Todd Whitman
/s/ Peter Verniero
Chief Counsel to the Governor