NJ Pols Won't Fight Christie's Veto Of Fracking Waste Ban

Law360, New York (June 24, 2013, 8:52 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Assembly on Monday backed down from a planned vote to trump Gov. Chris Christie's veto of legislation prohibiting the treatment and disposal of fracking waste in the state, though environmental advocates are hoping for a revived override attempt after the November election.

Lawmakers held the bill, A575, because the votes weren't there, according to Jim Walsh, New Jersey director for Food & Water Watch. The group and others argue that a ban on handling hydraulic fracturing leftovers would prevent toxins and radioactive materials...
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