Thursday, June 13, 2013

NJ energy and environment bills is committee today

The New Jersey Senate's Environment and Energy Committee meets at 10 a.m.
today in Trenton to consider six pieces of legislation that:

  • Clarify that certain types of sewage and sewage sludge do not constitute hazardous substances under "Spill Compensation and Control Act."                   (S-2094/Ruiz)
  • Prohibit contribution action against local unit for cleanup and removal costs
    or any other damages associated with discharge of hazardous substance         (S-2322/Scutari)
  • Establish an alternative energy portfolio standard and certificate program and provide financial incentives for certain standby generation (S-2651 Smith)
  • Create the Office of Clean Energy (S-2733 Smith)
  • Set requirements for the closure of legacy landfills (S-2861 Smith)
  • Support the development and use of biofuel for greater national security, a stronger economy, and a better environment (SR-106 Sweeney)
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