NJ Enviro Groups Urge Christie To Veto Forestry Bill

Law360, New York (July 2, 2013, 10:13 PM EDT) -- A coalition of New Jersey environmental groups has assembled to ask Gov. Chris Christie to veto a forestry preservation bill the groups say will actually pave the way for commercial logging on the state’s open spaces and public lands.

The coalition, which includes the New Jersey Sierra Club, Environment New Jersey, Delaware Riverkeeper Network and Food and Water Watch wants Christie to veto S1085, called the New Jersey Healthy Forests Act. The legislation directs the state’s Department of Environmental Protection to create forestry stewardship programs for...
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