NJ Acts to Reduce Nutrient Pollution in Barnegat Bay

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The ecological health of Barnegat Bay is in decline, mostly resulting from human activities.  Since Barnegat Bay is a key feature of the shore experience in central New Jersey, the impact to its aesthetic, economic and recreational values threatens the economic health of the region.  In December 2010, the New Jersey Legislature enacted three statutes designed to comprehensively address the situation. Gordon Duus, Chair of the Environmental Department of Cole Schotz, recently had an article on this subject published in the February 28, 2011 issue of the New Jersey Law Journal.  Click here to read the article.

As the law continues to evolve on these matters, please note that this article is current as of date and time of publication and may not reflect subsequent developments. The content and interpretation of the issues addressed herein is subject to change. Cole Schotz P.C. disclaims any and all liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the contents of this publication to the fullest extent permitted by law. This is for general informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship. Do not act or refrain from acting upon the information contained in this publication without obtaining legal, financial and tax advice. For further information, please do not hesitate to reach out to your firm contact or to any of the attorneys listed in this publication.

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