New Jersey Appeals Panel Upholds Penalty Imposed For Groundwater Contamination

(November 8, 2018, 8:20 AM EST) -- TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey appeals court panel on Oct. 17 affirmed a $66,200 civil penalty imposed by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) against a shopping center owner accused of violating the New Jersey Industrial Site Recovery Act (ISRA) and Site Remediation Reform Act (SSRA), finding that the agency could impose penalties under the statutes despite not proving that the spill of occurred after 1977 (New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Site Remediation Compliance and Enforcement v. Raritan Shopping Center, No. A-1150-16T1, N.J. Super., App. Div., 2018 N.J. Unpub. LEXIS 2291)....

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