Judge Denies Vernon's Request to Halt Silver Spruce Dumping

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Vernon Township's efforts to halt the alleged dumping on Silver Spruce Drive are not going well. On Friday a judge denied the town's request for an injunction to halt the dumping. The same judge had previously denied the town's request for a restraining order.

According to the New Jersey Herald, the judge took issue with the wording of the August 2014 stop-work order issued to property owner Joseph Wallace, calling it "too broad." 

Last month U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer had visited the site of the alleged dumping with Vernon Mayor Harry Shortway and sent a letter to the EPA asking for help.

Read the NJHerald.com story here.

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