State News

NJ Forms Nuclear Review Task Force

TRENTON – The state Department of Environmental Protection announced the formation of a task force that will conduct an assessment of operations and emergency preparedness plans for the New Jersey’s four nuclear generating facilities. The review will determine whether any early lessons from the ongoing nuclear emergency in Japan could enhance New Jersey’s current nuclear response protocols.

Seniors Slam Lawmakers

STATE — AARP New Jersey is strongly critical of Senate Bill 2664, legislation proposed by Sen. Raymond Lesniak and Asm. Joseph Cryan that could leave state residents paying more to telephone and cable companies.