NJ Lawmakers Mull Bills To Ease Shore Rebuilding

Law360, New York (March 4, 2013, 7:26 PM EST) -- The former head of New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection urged state lawmakers on Monday to pass legislation that would make it easier to build sand dunes to protect the shore from destructive storms like Superstorm Sandy by condemning beachfront property.

Mark Mauriello, who served as head of the NJDEP under former Gov. Jon Corzine, spoke at a joint meeting convened by the state Senate’s environment and energy committee and the General Assembly’s environment and solid waste committee to discuss a group of eight bills related...
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