Sunday, January 27, 2013

Environmental bills up for vote Monday in NJ Assembly




Members of the New Jersey Assembly will be asked to consider more than 60 pieces of legislation when they meet for a voting session in Trenton on Monday, January 28, 2013.  

Among them are the following seven energy and environmental bills:      

A-329  Dancer, R.S. (R-12); Conaway, H. (D-7); Caride, M. (D-36)
Authorizes prescribed burning in certain circumstances.
   
A-710  Ramos Jr., R.J. (D-33); McKeon, J.F. (D-27); DeAngelo, W.P. (D-14)
Requires certain State departments, divisions, commissions, and authorities to consider use of green or blue roof in construction of certain new State buildings, facilities, and structures.
    
 A-711  Ramos Jr., R.J. (D-33); McKeon, J.F. (D-27); DeAngelo, W.P. (D-14)
Requires adoption of certain rules and regulations by DCA and DEP concerning blue roofs and green roofs.
    
A-1154  Lampitt, P.R. (D-6); Vainieri Huttle, V. (D-37); McKeon, J.F. (D-27)
Requires BPU to establish Energy Efficiency Leadership awards program.
     
A-1822  Conaway, H. (D-7); Singleton, T. (D-7); Riley, C.M. (D-3)
Requires DEP to conduct vibration analysis along routes for disposal of dredged material from Delaware River.  Related Bill: S-2310
     
A-2887  Chivukula, U.J. (D-17); McKeon, J.F. (D-27)
Requires Energy Master Plan to include long-term capacity planning and infrastructure planning.
  
A-3019  Wilson, G.L. (D-5); Lampitt, P.R. (D-6); Caride, M. (D-36)
Authorizes public schools to serve to students certain produce grown in community garden.

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