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Strategic Environmental Partners, LLC v. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

A New Jersey appellate court held that the state environmental agency exceeded its authority when it seized control of a privately owned landfill under an emergency order intended to abate an alleged imminent threat to the environment...

New York Susquehanna & W. Ry. Corp. v. Jackson

The Third Circuit remanded a lower court decision that all of New Jersey's health, safety, and environmental regulations concerning the transfer of solid waste from truck to rail car were preempted by the Interstate Commerce Commission...

Atlantic Coast Demolition & Recycling, Inc. v. Board of Chosen Freeholders

The court grants a preliminary injunction to restrain enforcement of New Jersey's flow control regulations for construction and demolition (C&D) debris and to require implementation of an alternative state regulatory plan. The...

Atlantic Coast Demolition & Recycling, Inc. v. Board of Chosen Freeholders

The court holds that New Jersey solid waste flow-control regulations probably violate the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution, but grants only a conditional preliminary injunction to prevent enforcement of the regulations for...