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Nov 30

EPA Announces New Funding Opportunities for Brownfield Technical Assistance and Research Grants

Posted on November 30, 2022 at 1:25 PM by Legislative Staff

Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Requests for Applications for $57 million in funding that is available for two new Brownfields technical assistance opportunities: 

  • Brownfields Technical Assistance and Research cooperative agreements. 
  • Technical Assistance to Brownfields communities. 

Both grant funding opportunities will help provide technical assistance for expansion of community-driven planning for assessment, cleanup, and reuse of Brownfield sites across the country, while creating good-paying jobs and supporting local economies.  

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Nov 03

DCR Amends Discrimination Poster Regulations

Posted on November 3, 2022 at 9:18 AM by Legislative Staff

The Division on Civil Rights (DCR) has recently amended poster regulations and updated posters required by the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD). 

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Nov 02

Supreme Court Updates Framework for Return to In-Person Court Proceedings

Posted on November 2, 2022 at 4:25 PM by Ciara Bradley

On October 27, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued an Order updating the framework for court operations to allow more in-person proceedings. The new Order supersedes those previously issued that had limited in-person court proceedings while COVID-19 posed a heightened risk to the health and safety of the public.

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