NJDEP Releases Two Studies Discussing Precipitation Impacts Due to Climate Change, Providing a Scientific Basis for Proposed Regulations

Two studies confirming the increase of precipitation across New Jersey over the last 20 years due to climate change will provide a scientific basis for the continuing development of an initiative, known as Protecting Against Climate Threats (“NJPACT”) required by Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order No. 100, and NJDEP’s Administrative Order No. 1, according to NJDEP Commissioner Shawn LaTourette. The Executive and Administrative orders call for NJDEP to implement regulatory reform to help...
By: Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP