Supreme Court of New Jersey Holds that Permittee Should Be Named as a Party to Appeal Affecting Project – Update from Manko Gold Katcher Fox

April 19, 2022

Spencer A. Hill, Jr.

MGKF Litigation Blog

When a public interest environmental rights group or other party appeals a decision by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection affecting a planned project, it should name the permittee as a party on the Notice of Appeal and serve them accordingly. On April 11, 2022, the Supreme Court of New Jersey remanded a case back to the Appellate Division and held that an appellant natural gas company should have been named as a party in the Notice of Appeal and served. See In re Proposed Constr. of Compressor Station (CS327), No. 086428 (Apr. 11, 2022).

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