Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant to Close Early

By Kenneth Artz The Heartland Institute New Jersey residents near the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station are unhappy with plans to close the nation’s oldest nuclear power plant in 2019, some 10 years earlier than planned. The plant is located in the Forked River section of Lacey Township in Ocean...
August 4th, 2011 | Environment, Featured, Policy | Read More

Governor Christie Withdraws New Jersey from Climate Pact

by Cheryl K. Chumley for The Heartland Institute Gov. Chris Christie (R) has announced New Jersey will withdraw from a regional climate agreement. The withdrawal will go into effect by the end of this year. Describes Pact as Ineffective Christie told the press he believes climate change is occurring...
June 15th, 2011 | Environment, Policy | Read More