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  • NJ A2625
  • Prohibits drilling technique of hydraulic fracturing.
Introduced
(2/8/2016)
In Committee
(2/8/2016)
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill establishes a permanent moratorium on the practice of hydraulic fracturing in the State for the purpose of natural gas exploration or production. The bill defines "hydraulic fracturing" as the drilling technique of expanding existing fractures or creating new fractures in rock by injecting water and chemicals, sand, or other substances under pressure into or underneath the surface of the rock for the purpose of well drilling or natural gas exploration. It includes "fracking," "hydrofracking," "hydrofracturing," and other colloquial terms for this drilling technique.
Environment and Solid Waste
Introduced, Referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee  (on 2/8/2016)
 
 

Date Chamber Action Description
2/8/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
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