Archive for Tag: natural gas

Munoz bill creates renewable natural gas program to support cost-effective clean energy goals

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee cleared a bill Monday that encourages public utilities to procure renewable natural gas in an effort to meet clean energy goals more economically. The bill (A5655), sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, aims to include natural gas in the state’s renewable...

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We need to pull the plug on governor’s energy plan, Kean says

TRENTON, N.J. – As Gov. Phil Murphy rushes full steam ahead with his energy master plan, one Assemblyman wants to apply the brakes to what he believe is an ambitious but ultimately misguided plan. Assemblyman Sean Kean says residents, especially young families and seniors, cannot afford to subsidize the...

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Kean warns NJ cannot rush renewable energy if prices soar

WALL, N.J. – Worried that Gov. Phil Murphy’s Energy Master Plan will drive-up costs on families, Assemblyman Sean Kean urged caution against setting unrealistic goals. “There are positive elements in Governor Murphy’s Energy Master Plan; however, New Jersey is facing an affordability crisis and many people cannot afford to...

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Murphy’s energy master plan will increase energy bills, making New Jersey more expensive and less affordable, says Thomson

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy’s energy master plan announced Monday will only make New Jersey more expensive by greatly increasing energy bills, says Assemblyman Ned Thomson. He is concerned that the plan will increase the exodus of businesses and taxpayers fleeing the state to more affordable places. “Completely...

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Webber denounces Murphy’s Energy Master Plan for outlawing natural gas

TRENTON, N.J. – The energy master plan announced by Gov. Phil Murphy today calls for eliminating the state’s reliance on natural gas. Assemblyman Jay Webber said the plan is irresponsible and called on the Legislature to stop it from moving forward. “The governor’s plan would effectively end natural gas service...

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