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The Quest for Reliable Open-Space Funding -- So Little Time, So Far to Go
Tom Johnson | June 18, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Another push to get constitutional amendment for a stable source of funding on ballot, right before Legislature breaks for summer recess
PSE&G Picked to Build 18-Mile High-Voltage Transmission Line in South Jersey
Tom Johnson | June 17, 2014 | Energy & Environment
PJM project is first time grid operator has opened up transmission upgrades to power companies other than incumbent utility
Commercial Logging of State Land Taken Up Again By Senate Committee
Tom Johnson | June 16, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Advocates contend 'limited harvesting' could improve health of woodlands, oponents call commercial presence a violation of public trust
NJ's Archaic Water System: the $40B Problem In Search of a Solution
Tom Johnson | June 13, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Assembly panel takes up familiar, but seemingly insoluble, issue of clean water for the Garden State
Regional Grid Operator Wants State Utility to Invest in Transmission
Tom Johnson | June 12, 2014 | Energy & Environment
PJM proposal contingent on closing of three power plants in Atlantic City Electric's service territory
State Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Whistleblower Protection
Tom Johnson | June 11, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Some parties to litigation fear law will be weakened by narrowing definition of who qualifies as a whistleblower
Rate Counsel Challenges Agreement Between BPU and Verizon New Jersey
Tom Johnson | June 10, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Telecom giant says it can deliver high-speed Internet access over wireless and DSL, but rate counsel insists original deal called for fiber everywhere
State Will Ante Up $1.25B for Cleaner Drinking Water, Better Wastewater Control
Tom Johnson | June 9, 2014 | Energy & Environment
One goal of ambitious program is to increase resilience of critical facilities revealed as vulnerable during Sandy
The List: Counting Down New Jersey’s 10 Largest Solar Farms
Tom Johnson | June 9, 2014 | The List
Once-burgeoning alternative-energy industry may be on the upswing again, with new installations in 2014
Open-Space Preservation Could Be Back on Ballot Come November
Tom Johnson | June 6, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Proposed constitutional amendment would dedicate portion of corporate business tax to provide long-sought stable source of funding for open-space efforts
Assembly Panel Could Help Put Tesla Back on the Road in Garden State
Tom Johnson | June 6, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Draft legislation would let electric carmaker sell directly to NJ consumers
Alleging Fraud, State Moves Against Three Alternative Energy Suppliers
Tom Johnson | June 5, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Despite promises of lower gas and electric costs, many customers saw steep spikes in their utility bills
Fine Print: A-3122 Takes 'Use-It-or-Lose-It' Approach to Tariffs on Utility Bills
Tom Johnson | June 4, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Bill would return collected funds to customers if they're not put to intended use within a year
Progress on Greenhouse Gases Should Help NJ Meet New EPA Rules
Tom Johnson | June 3, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Enough variables and challenges remain to make conformance less than a sure thing
State Takes Pass on Energy-Efficiency Petition Filed by Sierra Club
Tom Johnson | June 2, 2014 | Energy & Environment
BPU waiting on results of stakeholder meetings, says decision to define energy-efficiency portfolio premature
Increased Supply Expected to Help Ease Cost of Heating with Gas This Winter
Tom Johnson | May 30, 2014 | Energy & Environment
New natural-gas deposits in neighboring states predicted to cut bills by as much as $15 a month
Rate Counsel Helps Keep Third-Party Power Suppliers on the Level
Tom Johnson | May 30, 2014 | Energy & Environment
In filing with BPU, agency seeks more protections for customers who buy electricity from alternative suppliers
Air Pollution Shows Slight Rise As Feds Prepare First Greenhouse Gas Limits
Tom Johnson | May 29, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Heavier reliance on coal to fuel power plants accounts for almost one-third of increase
Christie Administration Looks to Roll Back Limits on Power-Plant Emissions
Tom Johnson | May 28, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Move to abolish restrictions on climate-changing pollution can be traced to administration's decision to pull out of RGGI
State's Proposal to Swap Green Acres Draws Fire From 'Green' Groups
Tom Johnson | May 27, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Diversion of large tract could set precedent for redeveloping other significant parcels of protected property
State Launches Probe into Business Practices of Third-Party Power Suppliers
Tom Johnson | May 23, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Are some third-party power companies misleading consumers about guaranteed prices and other promised benefits?
After Yearlong Debate, BPU Approves PSE&G 'Energy Strong' Initiative
Tom Johnson | May 22, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Scaled-back program will focus on hardening substations, looking to limit outages that kept customers in the dark after Sandy
New Pipeline Proposal Draws Ire of Environmentalists in NJ and NY
Tom Johnson | May 21, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Project developer Pilgrim Pipeline says 178-mile underground pipe safer than shipping petroleum projects down Hudson River
Profile: She’s Up to the Task of Getting Power to the People of New Jersey
Tom Johnson | May 21, 2014 | Energy & Environment, Profiles
Kim Hanemann is leading efforts by Public Service Electric & Gas to invest billions of dollars in its transmissions system to improve reliability for customers
Critics Accuse Christie of Trying to Remake Pinelands Panel in His Own Image
Tom Johnson | May 20, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Deadlocked vote on natural gas pipeline through preserve still seen as key component to administration's actions
Clean Energy Surcharge to Remain Flat, Despite Diversion of Funds
Tom Johnson | May 19, 2014 | Energy & Environment
BPU assertion should be welcome news to residential customers and could be a very big deal for state's largest users of electricity and gas
Program Boosts Energy Efficiency, Trims Costs at State Facilities
Tom Johnson | May 15, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Oft-delayed program uses savings realized by reducing energy to help pay for itself
Division of Rate Counsel Says Grid Upgrade Could Cut Customer Bills by 5%
Tom Johnson | May 14, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Director Brand Talks Up the PSE&G 'Energy Strong' Proposal She Helped Cut Down to Size
With Bipartisan Support, Senate Passes Bill Banning Fracking Wastewater
Tom Johnson | May 13, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Question now: Can Democrats and Republicans override a veto governor is sure to issue, as he did last year?
PSE&G Energy-Efficiency Program Helps Hospitals Spend More on Healthcare
Tom Johnson | May 12, 2014 | Energy & Environment, Healthcare
Zero-percent loans let hospitals upgrade antiquated heating and cooling systems without diverting money from core mission
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