NJ Court Won't Disturb Law Blocking Tax Refund For Polluters

Law360, New York (July 31, 2013, 9:31 PM ET) -- A New Jersey state court judge last week dismissed the Chemistry Council of New Jersey’s bid to block a state law that funnels property tax refunds owed to owners of contaminated industrial sites to the state’s environmental regulator to cover site remediation costs.

In an order dated July 25, Superior Court Judge Mary C. Jacobson denied a summary judgment to the Chemical Council, saying the trade organization failed to show cause in its December 2012 action to challenge the constitutionality of a 2012 law designed to...
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