Sandy Cleanup Fray Prompts Jersey Shore Oversight Bill

Law360, New York (March 7, 2013, 7:16 PM EST) -- A New Jersey lawmaker introduced legislation Thursday that would establish a coastal commission to regulate the state’s shoreline, as criticism mounts over the environmental damage that could be caused by a controversial company's efforts to clear debris left behind by Superstorm Sandy.

Assemblyman Peter J. Barnes, D-Edison, announced his bill during a press conference convened by New Jersey’s chapter of the Sierra Club, the goal of which was to draw further attention to the debris removal work being done by AshBritt Inc. Gov. Chris Christie awarded...
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