NJ Wins Veto Power Over Offshore Gas Terminal

Law360, New York (December 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has dealt a blow to the developer of a major liquefied natural gas facility planned for the coastal waters off New York, ruling that the U.S. Maritime Administration has the right to belatedly grant the state of New Jersey veto power over the project.

Judge Richard W. Roberts of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dashed the hopes of developer Atlantic Sea Island Group LLC on Monday, holding that the Maritime Administration was allowed to designate New Jersey as an...
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