NJ BPU Affirms OAL Decision Denying Municipality the Right to Compete in Existing Franchise Area

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Update

In August 2013, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (the Board) issued an order affirming an initial decision of the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law (OAL), which estopped the Borough of Woodland Park from constructing a parallel water system and competing against New Jersey-American Water Company, Inc. (NJAWC) in its franchise area.  NJAWC was represented in the matter by Cozen O’Connor.

A summary of the facts and the OAL decision, which was adopted in full by the Board, can be found here.

 

Topics:  Franchises, Water

Published In: Civil Remedies Updates, Energy & Utilities Updates, Franchise Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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