Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Energy & Environment legislation tomorrow in Trenton

Legislation urging the federal government to deny approval for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal off the coasts of New Jersey and New York is one of eight bills to be considered tomorrow when the NJ Legislature's Environment and Energy Committee meets at 10 a.m. in Room 10 of the State House Annex.

Here's the lineup:
A-266  Schroeder, R. (R-39); O'Donnell, J. (D-31); Russo, D.C. (R-40)
Requires that fire department be notified of roof mounted solar panels on residential and non-residential structures; requires exterior disconnection for solar panels.
Related Bill: S-507
     
A-2887  Chivukula, U.J. (D-17); McKeon, J.F. (D-27); Stender, L. (D-22)
Requires Energy Master Plan to include long-term capacity planning and infrastructure planning.
Related Bill: S-2758
      
A-2953  Wagner, C. (D-38); Eustace, T.J. (D-38)
Provides totally disabled persons with discount on fishing license fees.
Related Bill: S-2709

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S-507  Bucco, A.M. (R-25)
Requires identifying emblems on certain structures to notify firefighters of solar panels; requires exterior disconnection for solar panels.
Related Bill: A-266    
 
S-2709  Pou, N. (D-35)
Provides totally disabled persons with discount on fishing license fees.
Related Bill: A-2953    
 
S-2758  Whelan, J. (D-2)
Requires Energy Master Plan to include long-term capacity planning and infrastructure planning.
Related Bill: A-2887   
 
SR-120  Beck, J. (R-11)
Urges federal and State officials to prevent construction of Port Ambrose liquefied natural gas facility off NJ coast.   
 
For discussion only:
S-3075  Smith, B. (D-17); Bateman, C. (R-16)
Authorizes DEP to extend time for remedial investigation of certain contaminated sites prior to undertaking direct oversight.
Related Bill: A-4543

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