No Permits Yet For NJ Gas Utility In Suit Against Town

Law360, New York (June 20, 2012, 6:22 PM EDT) -- New Jersey Natural Gas Co. on Monday lost its attempt to immediately wring permits from Red Bank, N.J., for the above-ground relocation of certain underground gas distribution equipment in a dispute that has inspired state legislation imposing new requirements on utilities eyeing such work.

Sitting in Monmouth County Superior Court, Judge Lawrence Lawson denied NJNG a preliminary injunctive order that would have directed Red Bank to issue street opening and sidewalk construction permits so the utility can relocate 88 service regulators currently housed in underground pits...
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