In March 2012 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the first nationwide emission standards to limit carbon dioxide emissions from new coal- and gas-burning power plants.
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PLAINFIELD — Two brothers from Plainfield were arrested and charged yesterday with the May 10 shooting death of a city man, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced. The arrests followed an intense investigation by the Union County Homicide Task Force.
PERTH AMBOY – The Perth Amboy Police Department announced today that a woman who had been reported missing this week was located in Manhattan, New York.
TRENTON – The Assembly Budget Committee today approved a $31.7 billion Democrat-backed budget for Fiscal Year 2013.
TRENTON – Revised tenure reform legislation sponsored by Assembly Education Chairman Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. and Assembly Democrats Ralph Caputo, Albert Coutinho, Mila Jasey, Bonnie Watson Coleman and Craig Coughlin was released Friday by the Assembly Budget Committee.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg announced that he will introduce legislation next week to allow certain Indonesians who came to the U.S. to reopen claims for asylum. Many Indonesians, including a number of families in New Jersey, fled their native country to avoid religious persecution.
TRENTON – A former clerk at the Jersey City Motor Vehicle Agency pleaded guilty today to illegally selling New Jersey digital driver’s licenses to unauthorized persons, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON – The Department of Education today announced the results of the 2011 New Jersey Student Health Survey (NJSHS) showing overall positive trends in student health and well-being. The 2011 survey, taken by 1,657 students in 31 high schools across the state between March and June, provides information for families, school staff, administrators, community members and policy makers about adolescent behaviors and trends.
The full Assembly on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Connie Wagner, Reed Gusciora, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Ruben Ramos to protect New Jersey residents from contaminated wastewater produced by the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.”