NJDEP; New Jersey Supreme Court; Dimant; Spill Act; contamination; groundwater; nexus; dry cleaner; solvents

On September 26, 2012, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its decision in New Jersey Dep’t of Envtl. Prot. v. Ofra Dimant.  In this case, the Supreme Court was called upon to address the proofs needed to tie a discharger to a contaminated site in order to find that discharger liable for the contamination