Earth Day – Dredging Passaic River

Earth Day is an appropriate time to reflect on the progress that we have made to make our environment a better place to live, work and enjoy. Recently the Chris Christie Administration announced an agreement with the US EPA to take action to address a very significant problem that has existed for decades – the […]

Appellate Division Affirms That Not Every Impairment In Property Value Will Establish A Government Regulatory Condemnation Claim

In Scot Netherlands, Inc. v. State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection, Docket No. A-5156-11T3 (App. Div. April 7, 2014), the Appellate Division reconfirmed that not every impairment in property value establishes a taking, noting that the allegation of an entitlement of intensive use will not avail the property owner if the project would […]