12.The department shall establish industry and environmental work groups as appropriate to consult on matters relating to the regulation of air pollution sources. The work groups shall consist of members of industry, environmental, and other interested and affected parties as may be deemed appropriate by the department.
Within 90 days after the effective date of P.L.1995, c.188 (C.26:2C-9.5 et al.), the department shall also establish an industry and environmental work group to evaluate the effects of emissions reductions on emission fee revenues and the resultant impact on the department's air pollution control program. As part of the 1997 annual report required pursuant to section 7 of P.L.1995, c.188 (C.26:2C-9.7), the fee work group shall present its evaluation and a recommendation on alternatives to funding the department's air pollution control program other than through an increase in emission fees.
The fee work group shall also make such evaluations and recommendations concerning fee revenues and supplemental surcharge revenues as required pursuant to section 5 of P.L.1995, c.188 (C.26:2C-9.5).