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Regional Program

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

NJ Lawmakers Vote To Remain In Regional Cap And Trade Pact

Two bills aimed at keeping New Jersey in a regional greenhouse gas reduction pact received final approval from the Legislature, but the fate of the state’s participation was no closer to being resolved.

06/30/2011

Gov. Chris Christie is seen at the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - May 26, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Bill To Keep NJ In Carbon Dioxide-Capping Pact Goes Before Committee

The state Senate’s Environment and Energy Committee will consider legislation Monday to force Gov. Chris Christie to stay in a multistate pact to reduce greenhouse gases blamed for global warming.

06/20/2011

NJ Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Democrats Try To Stop Gov. Christie’s Decision To Exit Greenhouse Gas Program

Three Democratic lawmakers are introducing legislation to force New Jersey’s Republican governor to stay in a multistate pact to reduce greenhouse gases blamed for global warming.

06/13/2011

New Jersey Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection, Bob Martin, right, looks on Thursday, May 26, 2011 in Trenton, N.J., as Gov. Chris Christie announces that New Jersey will withdraw from a 10-state regional greenhouse gas reduction program by the end of the year. (credit: Mel Evans/AP)

Gov. Chris Christie To Pull N.J. From Greenhouse Gas Program

Republican Gov. Chris Christie announced Thursday that New Jersey will withdraw from a 10-state regional greenhouse gas reduction program by the end of the year, saying the program is ineffective at combating global warming.

05/26/2011