Milam, Albano & Greenwald Bill to Strip Licenses from Doctors Who Illegally Dump Medical Waste Signed into Law

Milam, Albano & Greenwald Bill to Strip Licenses from Doctors Who Illegally Dump Medical Waste Signed into Law

Lawmakers Spurred to Action by Illegal Dumping That Closed Beaches Over 2008 Labor Day Weekend

(TRENTON) – Legislation Assembly Democrats Matthew Milam, Nelson Albano and Lou Greenwald sponsored to strip licenses from medical professionals and medical waste handling companies found guilty of violating the state’s medical waste anti-dumping laws has been signed into law.

“Knowingly and purposefully dumping medical waste off our beaches is irresponsible and just plain stupid,” said Milam (D-Cumberland/Atlantic/Cape May). “Any doctor that would be so cavalier with the public’s health and safety should automatically forfeit their right to practice in New Jersey…”

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