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NJ Appeals Court addresses permits for combined sewer overflows.

The Appellate Division recently handed down an opinion in In re Petition to Revoke Statewide General CSO Permit. In that case, a group of private environmental watchdog groups brought suit to force the NJDEP to cancel certain Combined Sewer Overflow…


Courts Define Limits of EPA’s Control of Storm Water under Clean Water Act

Recent decisions U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Virginia and the U.S. Supreme Court define the limits of the extent to which authorities can control discharges of storm water under the Clean Water Act (CWA). On January 3,…


EPA releases Draft Clean Water Strategy and seeks further comment.

On August 20, 2010, the EPA posted its Draft Clean Water Strategy for review and comment. The Draft resulted from the Coming Together for Clean Water Conference which was hosted by EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson this past April. The…


SUMMARY OF DEVELOPMENTS IN CERCLA AND NJ SPILL ACT: 2011

This is a summary of some of the significant decisions of 2011 in CERCLA and N.J Spill Act litigation. ( Some of the decisions were previously reviewed in this blog.) CERCLA Arranger and Operator Liability: In Nu-West Mining Inc. v.


Steven Kunzman to Co-Chair Seminar on Groundwater Contamination

Steve Kunzman, partner in the firm, will be a co-chair of a comprehensive conference: Groundwater Contamination and Vapor Intrusion Cases The seminar, which will be put on by Law Seminars International, will take place at the Sheraton Newark Airport…