While the Access Statute is a powerful tool in an environmental attorney’s toolbox, a recent court ruling by the New Jersey Appellate Division has restricted when that tool can be wielded.

The New Jersey Appellate Division, in Solvay Specialty Polymers USA LLC v. Paulsboro Refining Company LLC “(Solvay v. PRC”), has confirmed that a party

On August 5, 2021, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“NJDEP”) issued updated guidance on how remediating parties and Licensed Site Remediation Professionals need to address Contaminants of Emerging Concern (“CECs”).  The guidance documents address timeframes for addressing CECs, include frequently asked questions regarding CECs, and provide a list from the EPA of industry