22 Aug '11, 2pm

Christie breaks promise of jobs, clean energy for New Jersey

When New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was running for office in 2009, he promised to be the Garden State’s “#1 clean energy advocate.” He wanted “not only to reduce dependence on foreign oil, but also to make sure we bring back to New Jersey the good, high-paying manufacturing jobs we lost during the Corzine administration,” he said. Friday night, Governor Christie has betrayed his promise to New Jersey’s voters. By vetoing legislation that ensures the state’s participation in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Christie is attempting to destroy one of the most important programs the state, the region and the nation has for promoting clean energy, creating good, local jobs, cutting energy costs, and reducing pollution. Governor Christie should rectify his mistake and put a stop to the rulemaking process needed to derail RGGI. (And, readers, don’t despair about RGGI just ...

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