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.

Hartz Mountain Industries v. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

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

Following a 64-day hearing, the Administrative Court affirmed the denial of a waterfront development permit for two high-rise buildings and related structures along the Hudson River, which would have blocked views of downtown Manhattan from the approach ramp to the Lincoln Tunnel, in contravention of applicable coastal zone management regulations.

Argued and briefed by Gordon N. Litwin for Participant/Objector American Littoral Society, Inc.

Read the opinion here.