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The States of New York and New Jersey find and determine that:
a. Each air and marine terminal facility operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey within the Port of New York district serves the entire district, and the problem of furnishing property and adequate air and marine terminal facilities is a regional and interstate problem;
b. The continued development of such air and marine terminal facilities would be assisted by the provision of railroad freight projects within the Port of New York District related or of benefit to these terminal facilities, which development is vital and essential to the preservation of the economic well-being of the northern New Jersey-New York metropolitan area;
c. It is the purpose of this act to authorize the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to participate in the development of railroad freight projects related or of benefit to these air and marine terminal facilities or which are necessary, convenient or desirable in the opinion of the port authority for the protection or promotion of the commerce of the Port District, as part of a unified plan and with the single object of preserving and developing the economic well-being of the northern New Jersey-New York metropolitan area, and this undertaking is found to be in the public interest.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Jersey Statutes Title 32. Interstate and Port Authorities and Commissions 32 § 1-35.27b - last updated February 19, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nj/title-32-interstate-and-port-authorities-and-commissions/nj-st-sect-32-1-35-27b/
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