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Prieto & McKeon: N.J. Assembly to Hold Hearing on Questionable Christie Administration Settlement with Exxon MobilAssembly to Give Issue Public Discussion amid Disturbing & Unexplained Reports of Scant Settlement Amount
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Assembly Judiciary Committee Chairman John McKeon on Wednesday announced the committee will convene a hearing on the Christie administration's reported decision to settle an $8.9 billion lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corporation for just $250 million.
"If what's been reported is accurate, then this is an egregiously irresponsible decision that raises many, many questions and concerns," said Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen). "The public health of our residents and our environment are priorities, especially in areas long subject to pollution and misuse. That's why this settlement would be difficult to comprehend. Taxpayers deserve a public discussion as to how such a decision could be made. The Assembly intends to give it to them..."
Mazzeo, DeAngelo, Spencer, Singleton and McKeon Legislation Supporting Wind Energy Projects in NJ Clears Assembly PanelMazzeo, DeAngelo, Spencer, Singleton and McKeon Legislation Supporting Wind Energy Projects in NJ Clears Assembly Panel
(TRENTON) - An Assembly panel approved on Monday legislation sponsored by Assembly Dmeocrats Vincent Mazzeo, Wayne DeAngelo, L. Grace Spencer, Troy Singleton and John McKeon to encourage wind energy projects in New Jersey.
"Offshore wind projects can deliver real economic benefits for New Jersey, so it's important that the BPU adopt these regulations and allow our state to take full advantage of those opportunities," said Mazzeo (D-Atlantic). For More