• New Jersey Appellate Court Upholds NJDEP’s Authority to Take Easements for Coastal Protection Projects
  • July 25, 2017 | Author: John J. Reilly
  • Law Firm: Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP - Woodbridge Office
  • In a June 22, 2017 published decision in numerous consolidated condemnation cases, the New Jersey Appellate Division held that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has the statutory authority to condemn private property for perpetual easements for shore protection purposes, including the right of the public to access and use the easement areas.