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Atlantic City Mun. Utils. Auth. v. Hunt

Citation: 17 ELR 20396
No. No. A-2481-84T7, 509 A.2d 225/210 N.J. Super. 76, (N.J. Super. Ct., 05/02/1986)

The court holds that the strict liability provision of the New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act (Act) applies prospectively and precludes recovery from the Act's compensation fund by third parties for pre-Act spills, but the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) may recover cleanup and removal costs for preenactment sp...

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