Blogger Bill Wolfe pledges to watch Governor-elect Christie, who said he’d cut “onerous regulations” — code, says Wolfe, for rolled-back environmental protections and a slashfest at DEP. Blue Jersey sighs over Christie’s lousy showing; “How long… before his first campaign promise is broken?” And today at 4:30 p.m., Christie is called a “champion of the environment,” with a big electronic eye-roll, on the New Jersey Highlands e-mail list.
Meanwhile, here are New Jersey Future’s ideas on what smart growth will look like in a Christie Administration.
Hudson County received the state’s lowest-voter-turnout honors, perhaps because of the corruption scandal.
New Jersey filed suit against the Army Corps of Engineers today to stop Delaware River dredging. A $300 million project by the Corps calls for deepening 102 miles of the main channel from Philadelphia to the mouth of the Delaware, according to the Associated Press.
EnviroPolitics highlights a Forbes article about carbon capture and sequestration technology — the same technology proposed for the Linden coal plant.