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“N.J. Lawmakers Urged to Take up Fracking Ban”

New Jersey lawmakers have only one day left in the legislative session to override the veto and ban fracking in the Garden State. In the meantime, Christie did impose a one year moratorium on the practice that will remain in place. The issue is largely symbolic because New Jersey does not have any known gas deposits.

Environmental groups are calling on the New Jersey Legislature to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of a bill to ban fracking-and to do so quickly. Christie imposed a one-year moratorium on the gas-drilling process in August when he rejected the bill lawmakers passed to ban it.

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