TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has recommended a one-year ban on a natural gas drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing or "fracking."
The Legislature passed a bill in June to permanently ban the drilling. On Thursday, Christie sent it back with a conditional veto recommending that the ban be lifted next year. It's not clear whether the Legislature will sign off on the change.
The measure is largely symbolic. (Read more...)