NJ High Court Urged To Overturn DEP Waiver Rule

Law360, New York (April 22, 2013, 8:27 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate decision last month upholding the state Department of Environmental Protection's controversial waiver rule defies established restrictions on the powers of such agencies, a coalition of 28 environmental and labor groups argued Monday in a petition to the state's highest court.

Having lost before the state's Appellate Division, the groups want the New Jersey Supreme Court to take up the case and overturn the rule, which allows the DEP to grant applicants exceptions from land use, site remediation and other regulations when they...
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