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Dec 18, 2018

In the News: Forestry Stewardship and the Farmland Assessment Act

Edward A. Hogan, Esq., who is Co-Chair of Norris McLaughlin’s Environmental Law Group, recently co-authored an article on the new Forestry Stewardship Regulations, which are designed to reduce the tax burden on woodland property owners whose properties are being actively managed under a Forest Stewardship Plan.   » Read More

Feb 12, 2015

NJ Supreme Court on The New Jersey Spill Act: “Take Your Time.” Under No Time Limit On Private Actions For Contribution

The below post is authored by contributor Martha N. Donovan.

Having been silent on the interpretation and application of the Spill Compensation and Control Act, N.J.S.A. 58:10-23.11 et seq. (“Spill Act”) for many years, the New Jersey Supreme Court has, over the past two years, been very active in interpreting and applying the language of the New Jersey Spill Act, clarifying and fundamentally changing the practice of environmental law in New Jersey. » Read More

Nov 06, 2012

New State Law Requires Property Tax Refunds for Sites under Environmental Remediation Orders Be Paid to NJDEP

NJ Biz reports: A state law enacted this summer could have widespread effects on owners of New Jersey industrial properties.  The law diverts property tax refunds for sites under environmental remediation that are vacant or “underutilized” to the state Department of Environmental Protection to pay for the remediation, leaving property owners empty-handed until the cost for remediation has been paid. » Read More