PSE&G, DuPont, Greyhound ‘Schedule’ – Thursday’s Roundup

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PSE&G
The Division of Rate Counsel said it opposed PSE&G’s petition to spend $2.78 billion on energy-efficient upgrades, which they do before passing those costs on to customers. Rate Counsel “experts argued the utility overstated how cost effective the proposed six-year program would be,” the valuable Spotlight reports.

DuPont Suit
The state A.G. has filed National Resources Damages lawsuits against DuPont and its affiliate Chemours over contamination at sites in Pennsville and Carney’s Point Township, in Sayreville and in Greenwich Township. There’s also the Pompton Lakes Works facility in Pompton Lakes.

“NRD cases are powerful tools — tools that allow us to hold polluters accountable, tools that allow us to force polluters to pay the public for injuries that they have caused to natural resources throughout our state. And we are going to use all the monies that we recover in these cases to restore our environment,” Grewal said.

Bus Schedule
On the Twitterbox, Elinor reports Greyhound is changing its policy for bus service back and forth to New York City. Effective April 1, riders will have to buy tickets for set schedules – you know, as you would for a normal bus service. Of course this will mostly affect those that buy casino-bonus tickets from New York – now they will have to know ahead of time when and from where they will be returning to NYC. When you consider the spectrum of riders heading down here on the bus, imagine the % who are super-interested in micro-managing the details of the end of their multi-day jaunt across the World’s Playground? “General conclusion is it will be chaos,” Elinor reports.

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