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New Jersey Spill Act: No Statute of Limitations After All

Posted in New Jersey, Spill Act
Several months ago we wrote about a then-pending challenge before the New Jersey Supreme Court over the question of whether the New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act (the “Spill Act”), N.J.S.A. 58:10-23.11 et seq. was subject to New Jersey’s six year statute of limitations for property damage under N.J.S.A. 2A:14-1.  In August 2013 the… Continue Reading

Is There a Statute of Limitations for Contribution Actions Under New Jersey’s Spill Act?

Posted in New Jersey, Waste Cleanup
A cornerstone of environmental legislation in New Jersey is The New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act (“Spill Act”), N.J.S.A. 58:10-23.11 et seq.; New Jersey’s analogue to the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, more commonly known as CERCLA.  Like CERCLA, the Spill Act is the primary tool for the State of New… Continue Reading