NJ Passes Bill To Make DEP Pay To Clean Tainted Wells

Law360, New York (June 21, 2013, 7:08 PM ET) -- The New Jersey Legislature on Thursday approved a bill that would make the state’s Department of Environmental Protection responsible for the cost of treating contaminated water in residential wells, making it easier for homeowners affected by tainted well water to sell their homes.

The state’s Senate and General Assembly voted to advance S576, which would compel the DEP to bear the cost of installing and maintaining point-of-entry water treatment systems used to treat water from contaminated residential wells. The DEP already assumes those costs for some...
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