Notice: August Public Hearings on Energy Master Plan

August 07, 2015J

The Board of Public Utilities will three hearings this month on updating the State’s Energy Master Plan (see below for details). Citizen-activists concerned about energy policy in the state are strongly encouraged to attend and to testify at an upcoming hearing. The three hearings will be critical in updating the Energy Master Plan and shaping […]

May 4: Committee Hearing on Renewable Energy Mandate Bill

April 28, 2015J,

NO to a Devastating 80% Renewable Energy Mandate! On Monday, May 4, the committee will take up a bill (S2444) that would mandate that 80% of our electricity come from alternative energy by 2050. These mandates, otherwise known as renewable portfolio standards (RPS), are known job killers that will mean vastly higher electricity rates for […]

Fight Cap & Trade! DEP Hearing Aug. 8 In Trenton!

August 01, 2014J,

The DEP will hold a public hearing on its proposal to repeal New Jersey’s Cap & Trade rules on Friday, August 8 at 10AM! AFP will be there to testify and activists are urged to attend. Details: Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection First Floor Hearing Room 401 […]

Legislative Alert: Monday, May 19

Monday’s legislative agenda encapsulates much of what is wrong with Trenton. A slew of bad bills are up before various committees which are harmful to ratepayers and taxpayers, from bad housing and energy policy, to corporate welfare, to a tax on e-cigarettes. Senate Environment and Energy (Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, 10AM) S1513: A bill […]

Lame Duck Alert 12/23

AFP continues to monitor the lame duck session of the Legislature. Over the past two weeks bills have moved on the RGGI Cap & Trade scheme and open space spending. AFP has been in Trenton to oppose these proposals. RGGI Cap & Trade Scheme – Bills SCR146/SCR162 SCR146 and SCR162 were merged into one bill. Each […]