Jersey City Entitled To Sue Over Embankment Sale: DC Circ.

Law360, New York (February 6, 2012, 7:16 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday reversed and remanded a lower court's dismissal, for lack of standing, of a suit brought by Jersey City, N.J., against Consolidated Rail Corp. over the sale of the Harsimus Embankment, saying the city is entitled to sue for a review of the sale by the U.S. Surface Transportation Board.

Conrail sold the embankment, a raised stone area in downtown Jersey City that once carried seven rail lines, to affiliates of SLH Holdings Co. in 2004, having received no offer from the...
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