NJ Senate Panel OKs Water Infrastructure Upgrade Bills

Law360, New York (June 03, 2013, 6:40 PM ET) -- The New Jersey Senate Environment and Energy Committee on Monday unanimously approved a package of bills to upgrade water systems and fund other infrastructure-boosting projects in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

The committee approved four measures aimed at setting aside millions of dollars in funding for a number of environmental infrastructure projects to mitigate damage risks from future storms — a response to weaknesses in the state’s water treatment systems that were exposed when Sandy pummeled the Northeast in October, which the state Department of Environmental...
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