Re: Just say 'no' to 'millionaires' marina on the south side of Liberty State Park

Posted by neverleft on 2018/1/16 15:33:47

Liberty State Park advocates see victory ahead on marina plan

Updated 3:21 PM; Posted 2:26 PM

By Terrence T. McDonald

The Jersey Journal

JERSEY CITY -- A Hudson County Superior Court judge said today he will decide by early next week whether to halt a proposed deal between New Jersey and a Texas company that would lead to a new marina on the southern end of Liberty State Park.

The judge's decision not to rule today heartened park advocates, who believe that the plan is dead now that Chris Christie is no longer governor. Today's 11 a.m. hearing concluded just two minutes before Phil Murphy, who has said he opposes the marina plan, succeeded Christie.

"Now we're in a safe victory zone of Gov. Murphy being in charge," Sam Pesin, president of Friends of Liberty State Park, told The Jersey Journal after the hearing. "And he has stated that his priority is the preservation of Liberty park as a special treasure for current and future generations." ... n.html#incart_river_index

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