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A 575 - Prohibits Treatment or Storage of Hydraulic Fracturing Waste in New Jersey - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Treatment or Storage of Hydraulic Fracturing Waste in New Jersey

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-5) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (56-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Treatment or Storage of Hydraulic Fracturing Waste in New Jersey

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits storing, treating, discharging, or disposing of the byproducts of hydraulic fracturing.

Highlights:
  • Defines “hydraulic fracturing” as the technique that expands existing fractures or creates new fractures in rock by injecting water containing chemicals, sand, and other substances into or underneath the surface of the rock for purposes including, but not limited to, well drilling and natural gas exploration and production (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Treatment or Storage of Hydraulic Fracturing Waste in New Jersey

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