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.