Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Environmental bills set for votes Thursday in NJ Assembly

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The following environmental bills are among more than 50 pieces of legislation scheduled for a floor vote Thursday (February 9) in the New Jersey Assembly:



A-963  Wolfe, D.W. (R-10); McGuckin, G.P. (R-10)
Requires DOT, NJTA, and SJTA to use only native vegetation for landscaping, land management, reforestation, or habitat restoration.  Related Bill: S-227
      
A-1649  Schaer, G.S. (D-36); Spencer, L.G. (D-29) 
Requires local governments and authorities to obtain financing cost estimate from NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust for certain projects.  Related Bill: S-853
      
A-4395  Schaer, G.S. (D-36)
Requires continuing identification and remediation of waste tire sites.
      
S-227  Holzapfel, J.W. (R-10); Allen, D.B. (R-7)
Requires DOT, NJTA, and SJTA to use only native vegetation for landscaping, land management, reforestation, or habitat restoration.  Related Bill: A-963
     
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