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Since May 2011, the DEP has been litigating the violations incurred on the property of the Le Jardin restaurant in Edgewater.  The current action is against IMO Lookout Associates, 1275 River Road Associates and Fred Daibes, the owners of the property. This action addresses illegal filling in of the Hudson River and various unapproved illegal construction events on the property since 2001.  A settlement was reached in June 2017 and the Walkway will be built at Le Jardin fixing this crucial gap in the Walkway.  Fines were stipulated to support the Walkway. Our response to the settlement.

The south side of Liberty State Park is being targeted for transformation into a "millionaires' marina" without public hearings! There will be hundreds of boats and yachts near the picnic grounds devastating the tranquility and expansiveness of the Park and obstructing the open majestic views toward the Verrazano Bridge.  The marina will block public access to the 3 public jetties with locked dock gates and facilities.  Public parking will also be greatly reduced.

Please Email  NJDEP Commissioner Bob Martin at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and/or call him at 609-292-2885 and/or fax  him at 609-292-7695 to strongly oppose this LSP southside marina and to demand public hearings and a public comment period.

April 19, 2017.  This New York Times article describes very well a fundamental issue that the Conservancy addresses daily along the Walkway.  The Conservancy solicits your help to keep the Walkway open with free access to the public by reporting instances where the Walkway is closed, blocked or where access is restricted in any manner. Contact us.

March 1, 2017, HRWC asks that no further actions be taken to allow development of Binghamton II until a proper plan for parking, including the necessary DEP permits, is submitted and approved.

Jan. 26, 2017 NJ.com reports the Binghamton to be reborn as a restaurant barge and the property's walkway will be improved.

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The Hudson River Waterfront Walkway is a spectacular pathway on the western shore of the Hudson River in New Jersey.  The state has planned the Walkway to exist immediately adjacent to the river in a continuously connected 30 foot wide path from the tip of Bayonne to the George Washington Bridge.  The Walkway provides free access 24/7 for the enjoyment of the general public.

The Hudson River Waterfront Conservancy is the organization dedicated to monitoring the completion and consistent maintenance and upkeep of the 18.5 linear mile plan.  Among its goals are the preservation of the scenic values afforded by the walkway and the implementation of the State rules and regulations concerning the development and use of the Walkway.

 


 

 

 

Length: 18.5 linear miles

Municipalities through which walkway runs: 9

Bayonne, Jersey City, Hoboken, Weehawken, West New York, Guttenberg, North Bergen, Edgewater, Fort Lee

Counties: Hudson and Bergen

Uses: Walking, jogging, biking. fishing, boat or kayak launching, access to Mass transit

Perpendicular Access:

10-20 foot wide lanes from the nearest street/road parallel to the walkway

 

 

 

 

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