NJ Court Reverses Agency's Ruling On Cleanup Grants

Law360, New York (July 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Finding that the agency's regulation did not adhere to an enabling statute, a New Jersey appeals court has reversed a ruling by the state Economic Development Authority denying hazardous waste cleanup grant funding to TAC Associates because it sold its contaminated property before completing the application process.

The Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division issued its ruling Wednesday determining that the state law enacting the so-called innocent party grants program, providing funds for cleaning up wastes, did not intend to withhold funds from parties who...
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