Labor Unions Seek to Overturn “Waiver Rule”

January 17, 2013 | No Comments
Posted by Michael J. Gross

Oral argument was held before a panel of three Appellate Division judges in the case appealing adoption of the NJDEP Waiver Rule.  A group of environmental organizations and labor unions seek to overturn this Department-wide Waiver Rule, which allows NJDEP to grant waivers from its own regulations in certain very limited cases.  The Court reserved decision.  Of interest is the fact that just last week NJDEP issued its first two Waiver Rule decisions, which were both denials.

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