Sen. Bob Smith, NJ


Climate Policy Change in the Works, Lawmaker Promises

NJ making strides but more needs to be done, senator says as he previews bill

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT NEWS – By the end of the year, the chairman of the Senate Environment and Energy Committee hopes to have a bill ready that will outline new policy directions to fight climate change in New Jersey.

“Clearly, we are making strides, but we are not doing enough,’’ said Sen. Bob Smith (D-Middlesex), who has authored many of the major bills dealing with how the state is aiming to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions contributing to global warming …