New Jersey Debating How To Best Promote Alternative Fuel Vehicles


This week, the New Jersey Senate's Environment and Energy Committee held a hearing that considered the many options that the state can pursue – and is already pursuing – to spur a larger complement of alternative fuel vehicles.

Coverage from NJ Spotlight notes that there are currently ‘at least a dozen’ pieces of legislation related to alt-fuel transportation in front of the state legislature. Although that level of activity suggests there is a solid commitment to progressive action among a number of lawmakers, that activity also points to a lack of consensus about how New Jersey should proceed.

‘The hearing ended with Sen. Bob Smith (D-Middlesex) practically begging [Gov. Chris Christie] officials to tell the panel what type of incentives they were willing to support,’ the report says.

The complete article is available HERE.

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