The Environmental & Energy Law department at Cole Schotz runs this blog, the Environmental & Energy Law Monitor. They use it to provide news and updates on environmental and energy law issues in the mid-Atlantic region and throughout the United States.
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On March 8, 2012, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced the adoption of its “Waiver Rule.” As set forth in the NJDEP’s press release “strict compliance with rules can sometimes produce unreasonable, unfair or unintended results that may...
In Newport Associates, Phase 1 Developers Limited Partnership v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company, No. HUD-L-3070-09 ( New Jersey L. Div. January 24, 2012), plaintiff developers brought a declaratory judgment action against its comprehensive general liability and excess insurance carriers...
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is an agency within the United States Department of Labor. OSHA’s primary function is to inspect workplaces including manufacturing facilities and construction sites to ensure compliance with its safety and health standards. ...
Cole Schotz is pleased to welcome Susan C. Karp as a partner in the Environmental Department. Ms. Karp regularly counsels clients on transactional and regulatory environmental issues relating to the sale and purchase of commercial and industrial properties, the cleanup and redevelopment of...
New York’s highest court recently upheld New York Department of Environmental Conservation’s (“NYDEC”) regulations regarding cleanups at contaminated sites. In New York State Superfund Coalition Inc. v. New York State DEC, No. 189 (12/15/11), the New York State...
The NJDEP has recently finalized its revamped Vapor Intrusion Technical Guidance Document to provide more in depth assistance in the evaluation of vapor intrusion concerns. Vapor intrusion concerns relate to the potential for the migration of volatile chemicals from the subsurface and to the...
When hiring an environmental consultant, it is important to carefully review the terms and conditions governing the agreement between you and your consultant. One of the key components of the professional services agreement is the section dealing with the consultant’s potential...
In the Matter of Crompton Colors, Inc., No. A 0778 09T1 (App. Div. 10/27/11), the NJ Appellate Division ruled that a property owner is entitled to have an administrative hearing regarding the rescission of a no further action letter (“NFA Letter”) by the DEP. In this case, a...
Being able to dispose of wastewater is a key element in any development, redevelopment or expansion project. However, a process is underway in New Jersey that may remove properties from existing sewer service areas. The New Jersey Water Quality Planning Act requires, among other...
Cole Schotz is pleased to welcome Richard J. Ericsson as the Chair of the Environmental Law Department. Mr. Ericsson regularly counsels clients on the impact of environmental laws on corporate and property transactions and financing, the clean up and redevelopment of contaminated properties,...