NJ SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS APPELLATE DIVISION RULING STRIKING DOWN THE DEP’S PUBLIC ACCESS RULES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Capt. Bill Sheehan, Hackensack Riverkeeper: 201-755-6466, info@hackensackriverkeeper.org Debbie Mans, NY/NJ Baykeeper: 973-641-4565, debbie@nynjbaykeeper.org NJ SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS APPELLATE DIVISION RULING STRIKING DOWN THE DEP’S PUBLIC ACCESS RULES Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal by NJDEP NJDEP Rules Limiting Access Far Exceed the Legislature’s Delegation to Agency June 22, 2016: The New Jersey Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection on its “Public Access…

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Hackensack Riverkeeper Opposes NJCU Expansion Onto Contaminated Land

December 8, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Captain Bill Sheehan or Alicia Alcorn  Hackensack Riverkeeper Opposes NJCU Expansion Onto Contaminated Land  Asks federal court to intervene, block university’s West Campus Building 6 construction plans On November 16 Hackensack Riverkeeper petitioned the federal court in Newark to enforce its 2010 Consent Decree and block plans by New Jersey City University (NJCU) to construct a new building on land contaminated with chromium waste. The property in question is…

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