Ray Cantor Vice President Government Affairs

Energy & Environmental Quality Committee

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September 19, 2020
NJBIA Testimony on Senate Bill 2515 – “Establishes recycled content requirements for plastic containers, glass containers, paper carryout bags, reusable carryout bags made of plastic film, and plastic trash bags; prohibits sale of polystyrene loose fill packaging.”

Dear Senator Smith, On behalf of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association, the nation’s largest statewide business association whose members provide one million jobs in New Jersey, please except our comments on Senate Bill No. 2515 concerning recycled content in various packaging. In researching this legislation, we are struck both by the complexity of […]

July 20, 2020
Senate Bill No. 2484 – Office of Clean Energy Equity

Thank you for the opportunity to testify before you today. My name is Raymond Cantor and I am Vice President of Government Affairs with the New Jersey Business & Industry Association. NJBIA is the nation’s largest statewide business association whose members employ one million workers in New Jersey. NJBIA supports this legislation, but seeks amendments […]

July 20, 2020
Senate Resolution No. 57 – Urging Attorney General to Sue Fossil Fuel Companies

Thank you for the opportunity to testify before you today. My name is Raymond Cantor and I am Vice President of Government Affairs with the New Jersey Business & Industry Association. NJBIA is the nation’s largest statewide business association whose members employ one million workers in New Jersey. While we respect the sponsor’s intent to […]

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June 22, 2021
NJBIA Urges DEP to Abandon Proposed Rule to Implement California Clean Truck Regs

NJBIA is asking the state Department of Environmental Protection to rethink its proposal to implement California’s Advanced Clean Truck (ACT) regulation in New Jersey in 2024, saying DEP should work instead toward the adoption of a national standard for low- and zero-emission trucks. “We all agree that the trucking industry will eventually need to convert […]

May 21, 2021
NJBIA Urges Changes to NJ’s Draft Climate Resilience Strategy

NJBIA urged state officials on Friday to take a more measured approach than the overreaching proposals contained in New Jersey’s 2021 Draft Climate Change Resilience Strategy because the sea-level rise scenarios it uses to guide coastal management decisions are not based on the latest science. In a letter submitted to state Chief Resilience Officer David Rosenblatt as part […]

May 11, 2021
NJBIA Opposes Bill Codifying Energy Goals without First Establishing Costs

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association testified Tuesday in opposition to a bill that would codify certain energy goals related to the 2019 Energy Master Plan (EMP). NJBIA Vice President for Government Affairs Ray Cantor told the Senate Environment & Energy Committee that many of those EMP objectives do not account for costs to […]

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