Clean Ocean Action, Inc. v. York

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

In reviewing an environmental challenge to an ocean dumping permit, Third Circuit ruled that court below committed a serious error of law because EPA did not perform the required testing according to its own regulations.

Argued and briefed by Gordon N. Litwin on behalf of Plaintiff Clean Ocean Action, Inc.

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City of Long Branch v. Liu

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

Successfully advocated to the New Jersey Supreme Court that beach area added to the shoreline as a result of a publicly-funded beach replenishment program was public, not private, property.

Briefed (at the request of the Supreme Court) by Gordon N. Litwin and Andrew J. Provence on behalf of amicus curiae American Littoral Society, Inc.

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Raleigh Avenue Beach Association v. Atlantis Beach Club, Inc.

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

In this landmark case, we successfully argued that, under the Public Trust Doctrine, the public has a right to access and use a privately-owned beach operated as a private beach club.

Argued by Andrew J. Provence; briefed by Gordon N. Litwin and Andrew J. Provence on behalf of amicus curiae American Littoral Society, Inc.

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