NJ Lawmaker Urges Stricter Standards For Chemical Storage

Law360, New York (August 7, 2013, 9:22 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey General Assembly lawmaker on Tuesday called for safer means of storage and transportation of hazardous chemicals throughout the state, saying action should be taken following a public interest group’s report warning about the threat of chemical facilities.

Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer, D-Essex, released a statement Tuesday urging action to reduce the risk to the public posed by the state’s chemical plants. Spencer’s statement was made in response to a report by the New Jersey Public Interest Research Group, released the same day, that...
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