Sunday, January 28, 2018

NJ Assembly's Environment Committee to meet on Feb. 1

The New Jersey Assembly's Environment and Solid Waste Committee will hold its first meeting of the new legislative session at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1, in Room 9 on the third floor of the State House  Annex. Annex.

It will be the first meeting under the committee's new chairwoman, Nancy Pinkin. The panel formerly was chaired by Tim Eustace.  

Committee members are:
Pinkin, Nancy J. - Chair    View Votes 
Gusciora, Reed - Vice-Chair    View Votes 
Lagana, Joseph A.    View Votes 
McKeon, John F.    View Votes 
Rooney, Kevin J.    View Votes 
Wolfe, David W.    View Votes 

Here's the agenda:   
A550 (Mazzeo) - Expands authorization for clamming on Sundays.

A839 (Land / Andrzejczak / Mazzeo) - Prohibits offshore drilling in State waters and issuance of DEP permits and approvals for activities associated with offshore drilling.

A1033 (Johnson / Vainieri Huttle) - Makes Palisades Interstate Park Commission eligible for certain open space and historic preservation funding.

A1212 (McKeon / Gusciora / Vainieri Huttle) - Clarifies intent of P.L.2007, c.340 regarding NJ's required participation in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

A1929 (Mukherji / Zwicker / Vainieri Huttle) - Requires NJ to join U.S. Climate Alliance to uphold Paris Climate Accord.

ACR51 (Wimberly / Eustace / Sumter) - Memorializes Administrator of EPA to expedite cleanup of Garfield Ground Water Contamination site and provide for temporary relocation of residents affected thereby.

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