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11/01/2016: DENNIS HART NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CHEMISTRY COUNCIL OF NEW JERSEY
November 1, 2016 (Trenton, NJ) -- The CCNJ Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Dennis Hart as the Chemistry Council of New Jersey’s new executive director.

06/15/2016: Obituary of Hal Bozarth, Executive Director of the CCNJ
Harold Charles Bozarth Jr., “Hal”, executive director of the Chemistry Council of New Jersey, died on Sunday, June 12, 2016.

01/25/2016: TOTAL TRI EMISSIONS FOR NJ CHEMICAL SECTOR DOWN 94% SINCE 1988
The Environmental Protection Agency released its 2014 TRI (Toxics Release Inventory) data to the public on January 21, 2016, which demonstrated once again the chemistry industry’s commitment to protecting the environment, and the health and safety of its workers and communities in which they operate.


Letters To Editor

12/14/2014: CCNJ SUPPORTS STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS’ DECISIONS TO LIMIT ACCESS TO EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PLANS
The Chemistry Council of New Jersey, which represents many of the state’s leading manufacturers, supports state and local governments’ decisions to limit access to emergency preparedness plans to those who are entrusted with protecting the community.

09/10/2013: Regarding “That giant sucking sound"
Dear Editor: Regarding Alfred Doblin's September 2, 2013 column ("That giant sucking sound on Labor Day"), I wholeheartedly agree with his argument related to the need to "create good-wage industries" in New Jersey. However, high energy costs coupled with heavy-handed and expensive regulations drive up the cost of doing business in the state for the business of chemistry and other good-paying manufacturing jobs.

09/06/2013: GOVERNOR CHRISTIE’S APPROPRIATE VETO
Dear Editor: Jeff Tittel is mistaken and mischaracterizes important issues in his letter, “Christie wrong on polluted well legislation.”


OpEd

01/10/2015: 2 N.J. bills would do more harm to environment than good: Opinion
By Hal Bozarth, John Galandak and Jeff Tittel Although the business and environmental communities often are on opposite sides in public policy debates, one question experts in both communities rely upon when reviewing legislation is, "does this measure create reasonable policy that better protects society?"

02/14/2013: New Jersey’s water must be protected for everyone, by everyone
The recommendations made by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection’s (NJDEP) Drinking Water Quality Institute (DWQI) are of critical importance and affect us all. Such a body should base its work on sound science, have representation from all stakeholders, and be comprised of individuals with academic and professional experience that allow them to fully consider and understand all available science. That is why I believe that openness, sound science, and transparency should be the underpinnings of DWQI’s process or of any regulatory process.

10/10/2008: OpEd: New president needs to create chemistry with industry
For President-elect Barack Obama, getting elected might have been the easy part. Now he, and the new Congress, must grapple with a deep and complex financial crisis.