NJ Asw Joann Downey addresses environmental issues in legislation she's sponsored.

Below are bills addressing environmental issues sponsored by Assemblywoman Joann Downey this session.

 A839: Prohibits offshore oil and gas exploration, development, and production in State waters, and issuance of DEP permits and approvals for activities associated with offshore oil and gas activities.*

 A1329: Prohibits treatment, discharge, disposal, application to roadway, or storage of wastewater, wastewater solids, sludge, drill cuttings or other byproducts from natural gas exploration or production using hydraulic fracturing. https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2018/Bills/A1500/1329_I1.HTM

 S598: Requires NJ to join U.S. Climate Alliance to uphold Paris Climate Accord.

 ACR85: Proposes constitutional amendment to make State trustee of public natural resources and guarantee to the people other environmental rights. https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2018/Bills/ACR/85_I1.HTM

 A826: Increases amount annually credited to Shore Protection Fund to $50 million.   https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2018/Bills/A1000/826_I1.HTM

 A1093: Requires DEP to update Shore Protection Master Plan. https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2018/Bills/A1500/1093_R1.HTM

S2534: Revises "New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act" to prohibit smoking at public beaches and parks.  https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2018/Bills/S3000/2534_R1.HTM

 S1074: Provides for protection of public right of access to certain public trust lands. https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2018/Bills/S1500/1074_R4.HTM


Susan Meltsner