NJ Sierra Club Asks EPA To Review Post-Sandy Permit Waivers

Law360, New York (November 8, 2012, 3:45 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Sierra Club on Wednesday called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to intervene as New Jersey moves forward with a waiver of certain permitting requirements to help government agencies repair or replace roads, bridges, bulkheads and other critical infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

In a letter to EPA Region 2 Administrator Judith Enck, New Jersey Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel said the agency's oversight was needed because a state Department of Environmental Protection administrative order easing those requirements could lead to violations of...
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