Green Groups Clash With Business Over NJ Enviro Waivers

Law360, New York (January 18, 2013, 9:28 PM EST) -- A New Jersey appellate court is set to determine the fate of a controversial measure by the state's environmental regulator to waive land use regulations and other requirements on a case-by-case basis, a move that has won praise from business groups for cutting red tape but also raised concerns over its potential to undo years of environmental protection.

The closely watched litigation is a rare example of the state's environmental community fighting, and business groups throwing their weight behind, a regulation from the state Department of...
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