Bateman Proposal Encourages Growth of Renewable Energy

February 19, 2018


TRENTON, NJ - Legislation sponsored by Sen. Christipher "Kip" Bateman (R-Somerset,Hunterdon, Mercer,Middlesex) to encourage homeowners and businesses to continue investing in renewable energy systems has been approved by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee.

“New Jersey needs clean, safe, and affordable energy,” said Bateman. “The ...

Bateman Food Recycling Bill Would Reduce Waste


TRENTON, NJ - Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Kip Bateman (R-Somerset,Middlesex,Mercer,Hunterdon) that is focused on reducing the harmful effects of food waste through increased recycling has been approved by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee.

The legislation calls for large generators of food waste to separate it from other forms of trash, providing the ...

New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance Launches Social Media Campaign

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Did you know that New Jersey can expect higher temperatures, heavier rains, rising sea levels and more frequent and severe coastal flooding this century?

Did you know the Garden State must reduce its current greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent by 2050 to comply with state law?

The New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance – facilitated by Rutgers ...

Bateman Launches Online Petition to Stop the PennEast Pipeline


 TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman, R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex has launched an online petition campaign to give residents who will be impacted by the proposed PennEast Pipeline the opportunity to influence the approval process.

“As a legislator who represents families that will be impacted by PennEast, I want to demonstrate to ...

Somerset County Reassesses Plans for Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation



SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Planning Board, Park Commission and Cultural & Heritage Commission are reexamining their preservation plans and want to hear from residents, local planners, farmers and nonprofit organizations at a public meeting being held Tuesday, Jan. 30.

 The interactive meeting will start at 7 p.m. in ...

Bateman Measure Protecting Bees Becomes Law

TRENTON, NJ - Legislation sponsored by Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Mercer, Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex) to protect the state’s apiaries from pesticides by establishing beehive registries and a notification protocol has been signed into law.

"New Jersey wouldn’t be the Garden State without the help it gets from its bee population,” Bateman said.

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