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Work With A Team Of Seasoned Environmental Compliance Attorneys

Penalty actions by the state of New Jersey are real possibilities for property developers. Limited land availability in the state and strong concerns over environmental impacts equate to tight regulations.

Our attorneys are experienced in cases involving several critical issues, including:

  • Filling, altering or building on wetlands without approval
  • Constructing homes in a coastal area without a CAFRA permit
  • Municipalities penalized for harming an endangered species with their activities
  • Pollution discharge and hazardous waste issues
  • Various other environmental issues

There are a number of state statutes, regulations and rules governing environmental compliance. Regulators and members of the public have the ability to file enforcement actions against property owners, businesses and land developers they assert to have violated environmental laws.

We will take immediate and strategic action to defend your interests if you are accused of violations and face penalties.

Facing Environmental Enforcement Actions

Enforcement actions work by determining any sort of penalty and making sure compliance is met for a number of laws within the set time frame to become compliant. You may face an enforcement action with two choices: restore the site or be fined.

We will represent you in any administrative proceedings, state courts and federal courts, and we will take your case to appellate court if necessary. We look at the facts in regard to your case and will pursue a reduction in the penalty, an extension to the time you have to become compliant, or both if necessary.

Our firm has represented clients before several regulatory agencies, including the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Get In Touch With Our Staff Today

Please contact us by email or call our New Jersey attorneys at 609-503-7016 to speak with one of our lawyers about a consultation or case evaluation. We respond promptly and can discuss your case over the phone, in our office or on-site.