Ashkinaze; NJDEP; New Jersey environmental law; Spill Act; property owner ‘s liability

Access Issues- Part 2: When an adjacent property owner requests access to your property

Saturday, February 25th, 2017
What to do when an adjacent property owner requests access to your property– Part 2 New Jersey commercial property owners- Beware! It’s likely that (at some point) in the next few years, you will receive a request from an environmental consultant (representing an adjacent property owner) to access your property to take soil samples or install […]

Important Spill Act decision

Monday, March 28th, 2011
On March 23, 2011, the New Jersey Appellate Division issued an important decision regarding a property owner’s liability pursuant to the New Jersey Spill Act. In NJDEP v. Dimant, the Appellate Court held that liability under the Spill Act requires proof of some nexus (or connection) between the use or discharge of a hazardous substance […]