Readington, environmentalists fight DEP sewage permit

April 12, 2015

By Mike Deak

Readington Township and environmental groups have gone to court to fight the state Department of Environmental Protection’s approval of a wastewater facility for an 800,000-square-foot office development that may never be built.

Readington, the New Jersey Highlands Coalition, the Raritan Headwaters Association and the New Jersey Sierra Club are fighting the permit, issued in July 2014, allowing Bellemead Development Corp. to discharge 100,000 gallons per day of treated sewage into the North Branch of the Rockaway Creek in the area south of the Route 523 and Route 78 interchange.


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