NJDEP Says Refusals To Ink Easements Stalling Dune Project

Law360, New York (April 15, 2013, 8:38 PM EDT) -- The commissioner of New Jersey’s environmental regulator on Monday told a state Senate committee that protective dunes are needed to protect against the next Superstorm Sandy, which requires wary beachfront property owners to sign easements before the project's tentative May start date.

Bob Martin, the commissioner of New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection, testified before the state Senate’s Budget and Appropriations Committee, telling the committee the DEP is committed to its plan to build 22-foot-high dunes along the coast to protect beachfront homes and businesses from...
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