The state’s four electric utilities would face stiffer penalties if they fail to quickly implement restoration plans in the event of severe storms, according to a recommendation introduced by the Christie administration. The governor wants the Legislature to move rapidly on the proposal, enacting it into law this fall.
They supermarket debate of paper vs. plastic could get complicated, and costly. Seven bills currently pending in the New Jersey Legislature call for a ban or fees on plastic grocery bags.
A much-contested natural gas pipeline expansion project in northern New Jersey cleared an important hurdle yesterday when the Federal Regulatory Energy Commission found it would have no significant impact on the environment if constructed.
Despite all the gloom and doom talk about the solar sector, New Jersey installed more solar systems in the first three months of the year than any other state in the nation.
A Spectra Energy pipeline project is one of several natural gas pipeline proposed — spurred by the discovery of large fossil fuel deposits in Pennsylvania and New York. The plan to have it connect through Liberty State Park on its way to New York City has generated much controversy.