Verizon Sues NY Town Over Nixed Wetlands Permit

Law360, Washington (February 21, 2018, 4:34 PM EST) -- Verizon Wireless on Tuesday asked a Manhattan federal judge to overturn a Hudson Valley town’s decision denying its request for a wetlands permit to build a wireless facility, saying the decision amounts to an unlawful prohibition on the provision of personal wireless services.

The zoning board of appeals, conservation board and town board of Philipstown, New York, caved to a “small but vocal group of politically influential objectors” when rejecting an application for a special-use and wetlands permit for a 180-foot monopole and associated equipment, despite...
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Case Information

Case Title

NEW YORK SMSA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP d/b/a/ VERIZON WIRELESS et al v. Town of Philipstown et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

890(Other Statutory Actions)

Date Filed

February 20, 2018

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