Federal Government Urges Supreme Court Dismissal Of Carbon Dioxide Lawsuits

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The federal government on Aug. 25 asked the U.S. Supreme Court to vacate a lower court decision to reinstate two lawsuits seeking to limit carbon dioxide emissions, arguing that new greenhouse gas regulations have displaced public nuisance cause of actions ( American...

In New Jersey, You May Go To Jail For Not Feeding Your Dog or Cat

CRIME & PUNISHMENT: NEW JERSEY Gov. Chris Christie (R) signs SB 1303, which makes it a fourth degree crime in the Garden to State to fail to provide an animal with sufficient food, water and other necessities. The crime would be elevated to a third degree offense if the animal dies (STAR-LEDGER ...

New Jersey Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Challenge To Waiver Rule

by: Peter J. Gallagher The New Jersey Supreme Court has denied a request by a group of challengers to the so-called Waiver Rule ( N .J.A.C. 7:1B-1.1, et seq .) -- which allows the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (”DEP”) to waive certain environmental regulations on...