NJ Enviros Want Renewed Push For Fracking Waste Ban

Law360, New York (January 17, 2013, 5:48 PM EST) -- Environmental groups on Thursday marked the end of a one-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in New Jersey by urging lawmakers to override Gov. Chris Christie's veto of legislation that would have imposed a statewide ban on the treatment and disposal of waste from that natural gas drilling method.

During a news conference in Trenton, representatives with the New Jersey Sierra Club, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, Food and Water Watch and NJ Environmental Lobby contended that the prohibition would prevent a “witch's brew” of toxic chemicals and...
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