Thursday, November 10, 2011

Top 2 environmental news stories for PA & NJ - 11/10/11

Business, government and environmental leaders who subscribe to EnviroPolitics were able to access full versions of the stories below in today's edition--and dozens more:

In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania mercury pollution in play
New data shows that Pennsylvania ranks among the worst in the nation for mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants, and some fear the energy industry will try to influence legislators to derail proposed federal rules to drastically cut those levels Times Leader  

Developer David Dodd II expected to plead guilty in Capitol View fraud case West Shore developer David R. Dodd II is scheduled to appear before a U.S. judge Tuesday to plead guilty to criminal charges connected to the fiasco known as Capitol View Commerce Center Patriot-News

In New Jersey

Lee Solomon to leave BPU, returning to Superior Court
Lee Solomon will be stepping down as head of the Board of Public Utilities after less than two years of tenure to return to a position on the state Superior Court, he said today Star-Ledger

Water utilities to get paid faster for fixing infrastructure
New mechanism lets utilities pass along costs of routine upgrades to customers without regulatory review NJ Spotlight

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