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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2C:

      Section: 26:2C-39: Definitions relative to greenhouse gas emissions.

          
3. For the purposes of this act:

"Department" means the Department of Environmental Protection.

"Greenhouse gas" means carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, sulfur hexafluoride, and any other gas or substance determined by the Department of Environmental Protection to be a significant contributor to the problem of global warming.

"Statewide greenhouse gas emissions" means the sum of calendar year emissions of greenhouse gases from all sources within the State, and from electricity generated outside the State but consumed in the State, as determined by the department pursuant to subsection c. of section 5 of this act.

"2020 limit" means the level of greenhouse gas emissions equal to the 1990 level of Statewide greenhouse gas emissions.

"2050 limit" means the level of greenhouse gas emissions equal to 80 percent less than the 2006 level of Statewide greenhouse gas emissions.

L.2007, c.112, s.3.



This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:48.






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