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Chemical companies, utilities and government bodies should use safer technologies to lower the risk of terrorism or the unintended release of hazardous materials, ac- cording to a resolution recently introduced in the Legislature.
Trenton N.J. receives backing opers Association, which focuses on advancing professionalism the loss of dairy farms in the state, citing state statistics that the Legislature. Some toxic substances used for developer title among those working in economic the number of dairies in New Jer- by towns can be replaced with development. For additional infor- sey has fallen by 50 percent in the safer alternatives, according to Development experts who receive mation, log on to www.njra.us/rti. past decade. the resolution, which was in- “Any corruption is training through a state institution – Andrew Kitchenman Senate Republicans plan to troduced by Assemblywoman unacceptable — can be designated as “economic de- highlight a series of state govern- Linda Stender (D-Scotch Plains) anywhere, anytime, velopment professionals” now that a regional association has approved GOP: ‘Milk police’ show ment laws and regulations they consider outdated or burdensome, and state Sen. Nicholas P. Scutari (D-Linden). by anybody. The the state program. government is too big including Sen. Thomas H. Kean Jr.’s They cited bleach as an exam- scale of corruption Participation in this program criticism of a state ban on “ladies’ ple. While some types of bleach use we’re seeing as this opens the door to becoming part A long-standing ban on allowing nights” at businesses. chlorine, which can pose dangers of a professional network offering retailers to accept coupons for milk The bill is pending before the when transported by rail, others do unfolds is simply education, resources, advocacy is the target of a bill proposed in the Senate Commerce Committee. not use the substance. outrageous, and and opportunities for networking, state Senate. – Andrew Kitchenman “We need to ensure the contin- cannot be according to the state Department Sen. Joseph Pennacchio (R- ued safety of our rail arteries and of tolerated.” of Community Affairs, which is urging all institute students to earn Morris Plains) cited this ban as one example of over-regulation in New Resolution aiming to the areas surrounding them,” Scu- tari said. the credential. Jersey, arguing that 45 other states contain toxic material Stender referred to a deadly Gov. Jon S. Corzine, in The New Jersey Redevelopment have abandoned their bans on train derailment in Illinois, in a statement following Authority offers the training courses milk coupons. Chemical
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