NJ Initiatives In Absence Of Federal GHG Laws

Law360, New York (February 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- In two documents published by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) in the fourth quarter of 2008, New Jersey outlined its plan for achieving drastic reductions in the release of greenhouse gases during the next 40 years.

And, in a January 2009 rule proposal, NJDEP outlined a program for monitoring Green House Gas (GHG) emissions from New Jersey sources.

In the Bush administration’s final year, there was much discussion of an impending federal regulatory solution to the national global warming problem.

However, no legislation...
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