NJ High Court Nixes Challenge To Passaic River Spill Suit

Law360, New York (November 12, 2013, 7:19 PM EST) -- The Supreme Court of New Jersey on Friday declined to hear appeals from seven government entities in the ongoing litigation over pollution of the Passaic River, ending a collective effort to challenge a special master’s interpretation of the state’s hazardous spill law.

New Jersey’s high court rebuffed appeals from The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and six other municipalities and government agencies that sought to be dismissed from a massive water pollution suit, spearheaded by New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection, against about...
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