BPU Joins National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium On June 21, the state of New Jersey announced its intention to join the National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium as a board member and public sponsor. The $18.5 million consortium is administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. BPU Begins […]
What’s in the bag for New Jersey retailers and their customers? It depends on who you ask. There are a few current proposals by state lawmakers to reduce the number of single-use carryout plastic and paper bags found in the state’s landfills, waterways and coastal areas. A-3267 would impose a 5-cent fee on single-use carryout […]
A ban on offshore drilling for oil or natural gas in New Jersey waters is now law. Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation today to combat the Trump administration’s decision to open the nation’s ocean to oil exploration. The bill, S-258 (Van Drew, D-1; Singleton, D-7)/A-839 (Land, D-1; Andrzejczak, D-1), takes effect immediately. NJBIA supported the measure. The […]
Feb. 15 was a busy day for the Legislature. In addition to some significant tax items, legislators also advanced a bill to promote shared services and consolidation among local governments in an effort to reduce New Jersey’s notoriously high property taxes. Legislation impacting the environment and Urban Enterprise Zones also advanced. Here are the details. […]
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