New Jersey Supreme Court: State Not Liable under Spill Act for Pre-1977 Discharges

New Jersey’s Supreme Court ruled this week that the State cannot be held liable for pollution discharges that occurred prior to the adoption of the New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act (Spill Act). The case involves a Superfund Site in Laurence Harbor.  The State had granted approval in the 1960s for construction of a […]

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 […]

Further Protection For The Public From Harmful Lead Exposure

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced this week that through enforcement actions, several home renovation contractors and training providers will take the necessary steps to protect the communities by ensuring the minimization of harmful lead dust arising from home renovations.  The Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Standards ensures the protection of the […]