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NJEDA Approves Creation of Brownfields Loan ProgramApril 17, 2019

Governor Murphy Signs Stormwater Legislation Into LawApril 2, 2019

NJDEP Announces New Interim Ground Water Quality Standards for PFOA and PFOSMarch 18, 2019

New Jersey Files Lawsuit Against ExxonMobil For Gloucester County ContaminationMarch 8, 2019

NJDEP Changes Remediation Investigation Public Notification RequirementsDecember 26, 2018

NJDEP Announces Updated Pesticide Remediation Technical GuidanceDecember 21, 2018

NJDEP Posts Expired UST RegistrationsDecember 5, 2018

NJ Expands MLUL's Definition of "Interested Party"August 17, 2018

Governor Murphy Signs Clean Energy LegislationMay 25, 2018

DEC Revises Regulated Medical Waste Storage and Disposal RegulationsApril 13, 2018

Housing Decision Likely to Have Impact On All NJ MunicipalitiesMarch 9, 2018

Corporate Officers Held Individually Liable for Violation of Environmental RegulationMarch 1, 2018

Appellate Division Upholds the ExxonMobil Natural Resource Damage SettlementFebruary 15, 2018

NJDEP Announces Adoption of New Ground Water Remediation StandardsJanuary 18, 2018

The New Jersey Appellate Division Invalidates NJDEP’s ISGWQC for PFNADecember 27, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving!November 20, 2017

New Jersey Approves Constitutional Amendment to Earmark Monies for Environmental Clean-UpNovember 8, 2017

Appellate Division Reverses DEP Decision Regarding Innocent PurchaserSeptember 22, 2017

NJDEP Updates Soil Remediation Standards for 19 CompoundsSeptember 21, 2017

Automatic Approval Of Site Plan Application Not Thwarted By Board’s “Denial Without Prejudice”August 21, 2017

NJDEP Publishes Updated Fees under SRRAJune 21, 2017

NJDEP Posts Compliance Notice for Properties with Institutional or Engineering ControlsApril 20, 2017

NJ Supreme Court Finds Municipalities Must Address "Gap Years" Housing NeedFebruary 2, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving!November 21, 2016

NJ Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Appeal on "Gap Year"September 12, 2016

EPA Documents Severe Corrosion in Diesel USTs Unnoticed by Tank OwnersAugust 26, 2016

Appellate Division Decides Affordable Housing “Gap Year” QuestionJuly 18, 2016

Limited Permit Extension Act PassedJuly 5, 2016

TSCA Reform Bill Now LawJune 22, 2016

LSRP Required for Child Care FacilitiesJune 13, 2016

Congress Passes TSCA Reform BillJune 9, 2016

Earth Day 2016April 22, 2016

EPA Announces Contracts to Small BusinessesMarch 1, 2016

Affordable Housing - Discovery of Economists on Housing Numbers Includes So-Called “Gap” YearsFebruary 24, 2016

Check Your Permits Under The Permit ExtensionFebruary 24, 2016

Legislation Proposed to Study Barnegat Bay’s Water QualityFebruary 3, 2016

Affordable Housing Numbers and Municipal Compliance STILL in LimboJanuary 12, 2016

NJDEP Expands Blue Acres Program to LindenNovember 5, 2015

USEPA Proposes New Rules for Pharmaceutical Waste ManagementSeptember 28, 2015

NJ Counties Settle with EPA Over UST ViolationsSeptember 25, 2015

Christie Administration Seeks a Stay in EPA’s Clean Power PlanSeptember 3, 2015

Government Seeks Hefty Sentence for Concealment of Damaged PipelineJune 2, 2015

EPA and US Army Corps of Engineers Finalize Clean Water RuleMay 28, 2015

EPA Proposes to Remove New Jersey Crown Vintage Landfill from Superfund ListMay 6, 2015

Happy Earth Day!April 22, 2015

NJ Appellate Division Affirms $1.6 Million Asbestos VerdictApril 3, 2015

DEP Revises Guidance for IECs and Soil Investigation and RemediationMarch 27, 2015

Settlement in IBM Vapor Intrusion Case in Upstate New YorkFebruary 19, 2015

EPA Issues New Definition of Solid Waste RuleFebruary 2, 2015

NJ Supreme Court Rules No Statute of Limitations in Spill Act CasesJanuary 28, 2015

Governor Cuomo Vetoes Brownfields LegislationJanuary 16, 2015

Happy New Year!December 30, 2014

Permit Extension Act - One More YearDecember 29, 2014

Rubright Named Associate of the QuarterDecember 19, 2014

Governor Cuomo Bans Hydraulic Fracturing in New YorkDecember 18, 2014

Drafting of Affordable Housing Regulations Could Go Back to the CourtsDecember 8, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving!November 25, 2014

Appellate Court Remands Landfill Case Finding NJDEP Exceeded its AuthorityNovember 25, 2014

COAH Deadlocked on Affordable Housing RulesOctober 22, 2014

California Bans Plastic BagsOctober 2, 2014

NJ Supreme Court Decision Requires Modification of Arbitration Clauses in ContractsSeptember 25, 2014

DEP Settles With Occidental in Passaic River LitigationSeptember 15, 2014

GOVERNOR Conditionally Vetoes Statewide Non-residential COAH Moratorium Bill, Calling For Overall Affordable Housing ReformSeptember 15, 2014

New Jersey Governor Vetoes Fracking Bill Banning Waste ProcessingAugust 11, 2014

North Carolina Lawmakers Work Fast in Wake of Supreme Court DecisionJuly 8, 2014

New York Local Zoning Law on Fracking Bans Are Not PreemptedJuly 1, 2014

New York Legislature Extends Brownfields Cleanup LawJune 27, 2014

Pennsylvania Files Lawsuit For MTBE PollutionJune 27, 2014

The Second Circuit Orders New Trial For Defendants in Asbestos Abatement CaseJune 13, 2014

US Supreme Court Finds North Caroline Law Preempts CERCLA’s Discovery RuleJune11, 2014

Current Property Owner Found Liable for Mercury Clean-Up at Kiddie KollegeJune 3, 2014

New Jersey Appellate Division Upholds NJDEP's Denial of Permit as Not Arbitrary and CapriciousJune 3, 2014

Council on Affordable Housing Proposes New RegulationsMay 5, 2014

Obama Administration Announces $15 Million for Community Solar DevelopmentMay 2, 2014

Deadline for Remedial Action Permit Submission May 7, 2012May 1, 2014

EPA Selects Remedy for Lower Passaic RiverApril 21, 2014

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. Agrees to Pay Largest Recovery for Environmental Cleanup in DOJ HistoryApril 8, 2014

New Jersey Appellate Division Directs NJDEP to Take Action Regarding RGGIApril 3, 2014

NJDEP Allows Capping for Semivolatile and Inorganic ContaminantsMarch 27, 2014

Kodak Settles with the Government to Pay Costs for Clean-up at Sites in New York and New JerseyMarch 20, 2014

COAH Saga Continues and To What End?March 20, 2014

Notice of Roof Mounted Solar Panels Now RequiredFebruary 10, 2014

Site Remediation Reform Act - Follow upJanuary 27, 2014

New Jersey Legislature Passes Bill Extending the May 2014 Deadline for Site InvestigationJanuary 16, 2014

Minneapolis Residents File Class Action Suit Against General Mills over TCE Vapor IntrusionJanuary 8, 2014

EPA Adopts the 2013 ASTM Standard – E1527-13 for All Appropriate Inquires For CERCLA Innocent Landowner Liability ProtectionsJanuary 7, 2014

COAH Saga Continues: Do Builders Remedy Lawsuits Loom?December 23, 2013

U. S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico Limits the Pollution Exclusion Clauses to Afford Coverage to InsuredsDecember 12, 2013

CITGO Petroleum Corp. to pay $23.25 million to settle MTBE contamination claimsNovember 12, 2013

Brach Eichler Launches New Subsidiary, Brach Eichler Government Affairs LLCNovember 5, 2013

Brach Eichler Launches Criminal Defense and Government Investigations PracticeNovember 1, 2013

NJDEP Waiver Rule UpheldOctober 15, 2013

Growth Share Not Consistent With Fair Housing Act-COAH Has 5 Months To Develop Second Round-Type RegulationsSeptember 27, 2013

COAH Ruling - Growth Share OutSeptember 26, 2013

NJ Supreme Court to Issue COAH RulingSeptember 25, 2013

Touted as the Way to Make NJ Competitive, the Economic Opportunity Act of 2013 Has Been Signed Into LawSeptember 23, 2013

EPA Amends Rule for All Appropriate Inquiries StandardAugust 22, 2013

Clustering - An Important Land Use Planning Tool - Gets a LiftAugust 16, 2013

Third Circuit Holds RCRA Cases Shall Be Brought in District CourtAugust 12, 2013

USEPA Updates Oil and Natural Gas Standards for Storage TanksAugust 8, 2013

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