Podcast: Facing Our Future

NJ Spotlight's Tom Johnson digs into the details of recently released report from blue-ribbon panel

What will it take to bring New Jersey’s transportation infrastructure, power grid, and water systems (for both drinking water and sewage treatment) into the 21st century?

How about $70 billion?

That’s the estimate presented in “Facing Our Future,” a new report that’s the handiwork of a blue-ribbon panel comprising former senior officials in both Republican and Democratic administrations.

But the report does far more than just deliver the bad news. It also makes a number of recommendations as to how the state should address these critical issues. And NJ Spotlight’s energy writer Tom Johnson sat down with Alan Tu of WHYY/NewsWorks to this past Friday.