26 Feb '18, 5pm

With Christie Out, New Jersey Seeks to Rejoin Cap-and-Trade Program

With Christie Out, New Jersey Seeks to Rejoin Cap-and-Trade Program

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a consortium of nine eastern and New England states that has achieved substantial emissions reductions from large power plants since its start in 2009. The initiative was the brainchild of a Republican, then-New York Gov. George Pataki, who began championing reducing greenhouse gas emission in the region in 2003. Despite its pedigree, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie walked away from the agreement in 2011, claiming it was ineffective and that his state was already reducing its emissions by replacing coal with natural gas to meet its energy needs. The state legislature voted twice to return the state to the Initiative, but in both cases the bills were dead on arrival on the governor's desk. Meanwhile environmentalists began a sustained campaign -- a campaign that included litigation -- arguing that numerous studies had shown po...

Full article: https://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/panorama/with-chr...

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EPA Awards $2.6 Million to Cut Diesel Emissions in New York and New Jersey

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epa.gov 21 Feb '18, 7pm

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