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New Jersey Dep't of Envtl. Protection v. Gloucester Envtl. Management Servs.

ELR Citation: ELR 21346
Nos. 84-152(JBS), 923 F. Supp. 651/42 ERC 2159/(D.N.J., 03/22/1995) Third-party defendant state agencies' motion for summary judgment denied

The court holds that when the state of New Jersey acts in its sovereign capacity to invoke the jurisdiction of a federal court to assert state-law claims against a waste hauler and its customers, it waives its Eleventh Amendment immunity with respect to contribution claims by third-party plaintiffs against state agencies that were also allegedly...

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