Court sides with Union Beach on wind turbine appeal
After an injunction was granted to halt construction of the turbine in July, the Union Beach Planning Board has won their appeal against the Bayshore Regional Sewerage Authority.
August 10, 2012
by Chelsea Naso
in Matawan Aberdeen Patch
The New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division ruled today that the Bayshore Regional Sewerage Authority must seek site plan approval from the Union Beach Planning Board before finishing construction of their wind turbine.
Attorney Stewart Lieberman, who represented the Union Beach Planning Board during the appeal, explained that the case emphasizes that while state approvals are necessary, so are local ones.
"We won. We're very gratified that the court saw things as we suggested they be seen. The decision is important because it shows that just because the DEP (Department of Environmental Protection) has issued a permit and approval, it doesn't... [continue via Web link]