Thursday, July 12, 2007

Top environmental/political news - July 11, 2007

NJ Politics

  • Corzine questioned on use of campaign e-mail accounts The chairman of the state Republican Party demands that Gov. Jon Corzine explain why he and a top aide have been using campaign e-mail accounts to conduct state business, and whether the public record is being properly preserved Star-Ledger

NJ Environment

  • EnCap blows key deadline EnCap Golf Holdings failed Tuesday to meet a deadline to supply $16M in additional security to ensure full cleanup of Meadowlands landfills, a New Jersey Meadowlands Commission spokesman says Bergen Record
  • State OKs DuPont pollution monitoring plan The DEP approves a DuPont Co. plan for continuing an investigation into contamination from chemicals used in stick- and stain-resistant products at its sprawling Chamber Works News Journal

PA Environment

  • Successes and 'maybes' for Governor’s energy package Rendell and Republicans agreed on solar power, but other decisions were put off until September Inquirer
  • Energy program still source of debate Parts of the governor’s energy program are included in the budget compromise but other parts face a future fight Patriot News

PA Politics

  • Politicians explain budget impact So what did PA taxpayers gain by enduring a partial state government shutdown on Monday? Herald Standard Lancasteronline

New York/Nation/World

  • Compromise eyed on congestion pricing NY Sun
  • Golf course lands in Yorktown’s hands Journal News
  • LI gets federal funds for green spending NY Newsday
  • Compromise measure on global warming NYT Bloomberg

These are just a few of the stories that appeared in yesterday's EnviroPolitics.
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