1. a. The Legislature finds and declares that: (1) Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing the State today and in the future. Reducing emissions of carbon dioxide, other greenhouse gases, and other pollutants by preserving and expanding zero-emission electricity generation within and outside the State is critical to ...
April 16, 2018John Flores
The bill establishes mechanisms to allow public-private-partnerships for various building and highway infrastructure projects in New Jersey. Specifically, the bill would allow for a public body (State, County or Municipality) to accept solicited, or unsolicited proposals through public/private business arrangements between the public body and one or more private entities. ...
April 6, 2018John Flores
HR 3017, which reauthorizes the federal Brownfields Program that assists localities with the environmental cleanup of properties so the land may be redeveloped, has passed the U.S. House of Representatives, 409-8. All New Jersey representatives voted Yea. The Brownfields Program has worked and must be reauthorized. Over 59,000 sites nationwide, and ...
December 6, 2017John Flores
Legislation Update: A5194 Allowing for Expanded use of Recycled Asphalt Pavement Reported out of Assembly Committee
A5194 is sponsored by Tim Eustace and Kevin J. Rooney. The Senate version of the bill, S3521, is sponsored by Robert M. Gordon and Steven V. Oroho. STATEMENT This bill would allow the expanded use of use of recycled asphalt pavement. The bill provides that recycled asphalt ...
December 5, 2017John Flores
The U.S. Senate has approved two Republicans nominated by President Donald Trump to serve on FERC, which oversees the nation’s power grid and natural gas pipelines. The unanimous vote yesterday restores a voting quorum that will now allow American energy companies the ability to move forward with projects that will create ...
August 4, 2017John Flores