Former Gibbons, Latham Atty Named NJ's Acting DEP Head

Law360 (January 13, 2021, 2:49 PM EST) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced on Twitter that former Gibbons PC attorney Shawn LaTourette will take over as acting commissioner of the state's Department of Environmental Protection when Commissioner Catherine McCabe retires Friday.

"I know he'll be able to ably lead the Department going forward," Murphy said in the post.

Murphy announced on Nov. 30 that McCabe would retire on Jan. 15. The governor said in a statement then that McCabe helped to enact New Jersey's first-in-the-nation environmental justice law and reignited the state's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the impacts of climate change....

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