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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