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Lawmakers push for green emission cap bill

There are 2 comments on the Courier News Online story from Feb 1, 2007, titled Lawmakers push for green emission cap bill. In it, Courier News Online reports that:

TRENTON -- The Garden State is trying to stay green. Lawmakers and environmental groups gathered Wednesday to launch support for the Global Warming Response Act, state legislation aimed at limiting and reducing ...

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Bill Wolfe

Mount Holly, NJ

#1 Feb 1, 2007
How does the legislation's goal of a 20% reduction by the year 2020 compare with reduction goals of other US States (such as California), with those of members of the European Union, and with reductions called for under Kyoto?

What is the baseline year and total emissions for the 20%? Are reductions real, or a reduction in the rate of projected emissions increase?

Does the bill provide regulatory authority to DEP mandate reductions? What are the sanctions (teeth) if goals are not met?

Just a few thoughts - I have not read the bill, but would be interested in learning about these issues from those who have.

WaltBennett

Since: Jan 07

Pleasanton, CA

#2 Feb 1, 2007
Or...read it yourself.

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