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NJDEP Issues Proposed Regulations to Implement Environmental Justice Law

USA - June 13 2022 With the issuance of proposed regulations, businesses seeking to comply with New Jersey's Environmental Justice Law just received more guidance from…

Manufacturers Who Sold Hazardous Substances to a Discharger Could Face Spill Act Liability

USA - May 4 2022 In the decades since its adoption in the 1970s, the New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act (the “Spill Act”), N.J.S.A. 58:10-23.11 et seq…

NJDEP adds clarity to dirty dirt law

USA - April 5 2022 In January 2020, New Jersey’s “Dirty Dirt” legislation was signed into law. The law requires businesses engaged in soil and fill recycling to…

NJBPU Denies Extensions of Solar Transition Incentive Project Completion Deadlines

USA - March 17 2022 New Jersey has been successful in supporting the development of solar energy facilities through incentive programs, but solar projects within New…

Property Owner Forced to Accept Deed Notice by Good-Faith Remediator?

USA - February 7 2022 What happens when a property owner refuses to consent to a deed notice to address historic fill on its property? Engineering and institutional…

Limited Funding Available for NJ Brownfields - NJEDA Brownfields Impact Fund

USA - January 25 2022 The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (“NJEDA”) announced that the new Brownfields Impact Fund opened for applications on January 20, 2022…

New Jersey Legislative Update Part I

USA - January 25 2022 This time of year, numerous bills get passed and approved by the New Jersey Legislative Branch and Governor. This year is no different. This update…

California Bankruptcy Court Holds Debtor Precluded from Contesting Dischargeability of State Court Fraud Judgment

USA - January 25 2022 The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California recently held that a debtor was precluded from contesting the…

Federal Regulatory Update

USA - January 18 2022 86 FR 73860: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") has issued a final rule…

New Jersey Appellate Division Holds Neighbors Can Enforce Deed Restrictions

USA - January 4 2022 The New Jersey Appellate Division recently affirmed summary judgment for plaintiffs who sought to enforce deed restrictions to prevent a neighbor…