NJ Pushes Dune Construction As Landmark Case Settles

Law360, New York (September 25, 2013, 6:31 PM EDT) -- New Jersey officials announced Wednesday a $1 settlement with property owners involved in a precedent-setting eminent domain decision that's expected to ease dune construction along the state's coastline, as illustrated by Gov. Chris Christie's new order to move forward with such storm protection measures.

That settlement covers compensation to Harvey and Phyllis Karan for the partial taking of their beachfront property in Harvey Cedars, N.J., and follows the New Jersey Supreme Court's July 8 decision in the case that such homeowners are entitled to a fair...
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