Christie's Clean Water Plan Extension Signed Into Law

Law360, New York (January 16, 2014, 6:39 PM EST) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday signed legislation extending the area designations for wastewater and sewer services for two years, to the chagrin of a state environmental group that says the measure undoes two decades' worth of clean water provisions.

Gov. Christie endorsed A-4531, which will give the state’s Department of Environmental Protection two more years to begin enforcing water-quality management planning rules. The bill is an amendment of the 2012 Water Quality Planning Act, which allowed the agency to postpone the withdrawal of service-area...
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