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Q: Can an individual file suit against a company/organization if the govt is actively pursuing the individual or has taken

action against them in the past?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Dec 28, 2018

It could depend on what the government is pursuing them for, and/or what the action against them in the past was for.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Environmental for New Jersey on
Q: Are all cases of polluted environments referred to the EPA or is there a smaller, state-level organization I should

reach out to first with my complaint?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 4, 2018

There is a state agency, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Environmental for New Jersey on
Q: Can I bring a class action suit against JCP&L?

I live in a residential zone in a small town along the Jersey Shore. For some reason, JCP&L operates a sub-station in my same residential zone. In addition to polluting the environment with EMFs, they are pervasive, constant noise polluters. They disregard the town's zoning and... Read more »

Gregory Andrews Cade
Gregory Andrews Cade answered on Oct 29, 2017

Yes, initiating a class action lawsuit might be a good idea if there have been multiple complaints from residents which the company failed to promptly resolve. Depending on the extent of the problem, JCP&L may be held liable for corporate misconduct and/or environmental damage. However, before... Read more »

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Q: Who enforces NJSA 26:3D-55 ? local police, state police ?
Gregory Andrews Cade
Gregory Andrews Cade answered on May 9, 2017

You can find information about enforcement against individuals and against a person having control of an indoor public place or workplace by accessing this link:

http://www.njgasp.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/nj_admin_code.pdf

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