ASSEMBLY PANEL TO HEAR TESTIMONY ON STATE’S ENERGY MASTER PLAN AND WORK TO MEET ITS GOALS

(TRENTON) – Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula on Tuesday announced the Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee will hear testimony on the state’s energy master plan, including a review of work to meet its goals and an assessment of what further needs to be done.

“New Jersey’s successful clean energy programs have been hit hard by Gov. Christie, threatening economic development and our goal of making New Jersey more energy independent and a leader in building a green economy,” said Chivukula (D-Somerset/Middlesex). who chairs the panel. “It’s time to assess where we stand, where we go from here to minimize the damage and what further work needs to be done to meet our goals.”

The hearing to take testimony from invited guests is set for 10 a.m. Thursday, May 6 in Committee Room 9 in the State House Annex in Trenton. It will be streamed live at http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/live_audio.asp.

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