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NJ Supreme Court Rules No Statute of Limitations for Private Cost Recovery Actions Under the NJ Spill Act.

In Morristown Associates v. Grant Oil Co., an eagerly anticipated ruling, the New Jersey Supreme Court clarified a critically important and much debated issue as to whether private cost recovery claims under the New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control …




Environmental Case Summaries- 2012

The following are summaries of selected environmental decisions from 2012 focusingon New Jersey decisions, with some cases addressing other issues on a federal level.

New Jersey Spill Act

In NJDEP v. Dimant, 212 N.J. 153 (2012) the New Jersey Supreme




NJ Governor Signs Law Allowing for Extension of Statutory Deadline for Submission of Remedial Investigation of Pre-1999 Discharges

On January 21, 2014 Governor Christie signed S-3075 which authorizes the NJDEP to extend the statutory deadline for submission of Remedial Investigations (RI) of pre-1999 discharges for two years to avoid the potential Direct Oversight by NJDEP. The legislation was…