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US Department of Labor settles with Thomas Foods following citations at New Jersey Facility

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said Thomas Foods International’s will pay $213,000 in penalties for violations involving noise and bloodborne pathogens hazards, and ineffective machine guarding at its Swedesboro facility following a May 2019 investigation initiated as part of OSHA’s Site-Specific Targeting program. Under the terms of the settlement, Thomas ...

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New Jersey commits to action plan adopting zero-emission vehicles

New Jersey joined with Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the District of Columbia in declaring their commitment Thursday to develop an action plan that will put hundreds of thousands more zero-emission trucks and buses onto their roads. Mary Barber, director of regulatory and legislative affairs of the Environmental Defense Fund, told NJBIZ that ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy calls on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to build a new AirTrain system on Jan. 22, 2019 at Newark Liberty International Airport.

Port Authority approves budgets for physical security, cybersecurity, and upgrades

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved a 2020 budget on Thursday consisting of $3.4 billion for operating expenses and $3.6 billion for capital spending. The Port Authority operates Newark Liberty International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport, bridges, and tunnels in New Jersey and New York City. About $2.1 billion will pay ...

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