Southern Jersey Watermen’s Association v. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Written by Andrew Provence on . Posted in Environmental Law / Administrative Law

Successfully argued to the Appellate Division that the appeal of NJDEP’s temporary moratorium on horseshoe crab harvesting in Delaware Bay was made moot by new legislation establishing a moratorium on such harvests enacted to protect declining populations of horseshoe crab and the red knot shorebird.

Briefed by Gordon N. Litwin and Andrew J. Provence on behalf of Intervenor-Respondents American Littoral Society, Delaware Baykeeper and Maya Van Rossum.

Read the opinion here.