In Bergen, critics push back hard against governor’s Energy Master Plan

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS – A chorus of dissent is building over Gov. Phil Murphy’s master plan for New Jersey’s energy future, with advocates and some lawmakers saying it doesn’t go far enough to wean the state from the fossil fuels that have been linked to global warming.

The critics were on hand in Bergen County Tuesday night, at one of a series of hearings convened around the state by the state Board of Public Utilities on a working draft of the Energy Master Plan. The governor has touted the EMP as progressive, because it sets the New Jersey on the path toward 100% “clean” energy by 2050 …

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