Oregon Environmental Law Handbook (State Environmental Law by Thorgrimson, Shidler, Gates & Ellis, Staff Preston

By Thorgrimson, Shidler, Gates & Ellis, Staff Preston

Written by means of one of many nation's prime environmental legislation corporations, this instruction manual offers concise, easy-to-understand motives of your nation compliance duties. you will get whole insurance of unsafe and good waste disposal; air, water, and average assets rules; the kingdom organizational constitution; required allows and experiences; the connection among federal and kingdom laws; and extra.

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1 RIGHTS With the enactment of the Environmental Rights Act in 1974, New Jersey became the 155 eighth State to provide citizen standing to bring suits for the protection of the environment. Modeled on Michigan and Massachusetts statutes, the Act declared that it is in the public interest 156 to enable ready access to the courts to remedy environmental violations. The Act allows persons to sue for injunctive or other equitable relief to compel compliance with existing 157 158 environmental laws, and since 1991, to assess civil penalties as well.

C. 6. C. 7. C. 8. C. 9. 1, m. J. Const. Art. 4, $7, Para. 7. " Moran, General Administrative Law, 9 Rutgers L. Rev. 40,49-50 (1954). See Abbotts Dairies. Inc. v. J. 2d 372 (1954). New Jersey Environmental Law Handbook 108 Adoption by Reference Act, enforcement was maintained at the local level and the role of the State was limited to the development of uniform codes which could be adopted and enforced by local boards of health. 109 The Air Pollution Control Act, the first comprehensive State environmental statute, preserved all local ordinances more stringent than the Act as well as the right of local governing bodies to adopt ordinances, codes, rules, or regulations more stringent than the Act so long as 110 penalties for violations did not exceed $2,500.

1994). 1,et sea. 4(f),(g). C. 4(f). 5. Some of the penalty amounts differ slightly. 6. 7. C. 8. Foundations of New Jersey Environmental Law Regulations governing the calculation of civil administrative penalties under the Air Pollution Control Act employ a unique system necessitated in part by the penalty provision in the statute providing for different maximum penalty amounts depending upon whether an alleged 98 violation constitutes a first, second, third, or subsequent offense. The regulations establish penalty amounts both for original and subsequent offenses for violation of each regulatory provision.

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