Home

More Research, Policy, Education & Action

News Release | Environment America

EPA’s proposed lead rule fails to ensure safe drinking water

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its long-awaited proposal to update to the federal Lead and Copper Rule. As proposed, EPA’s long-awaited update to the Lead and Copper Rule falls far short of the decisive action needed to “get the lead out” of our drinking water. And in a few critical provisions, the proposed rule could even take us backwards.  

> Keep Reading
Blog Post

A straw and a sea turtle: Why we should stop using single-use plastic | Michaela Morris

The video provides visceral imagery of the suffering caused by single-use plastic. Marine animals, like this turtle, ...do not deserve to suffer extraordinary pain because of the vast quantities of disposable plastic products that end up in the sea. 

> Keep Reading
News Release | Environment New Jersey Research and Policy Center

Asw. Pinkin and Asm. Karabinchak Celebrate “National Drive Electric Week” in Edison with Electric Car Show of the Future

Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak joined with Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center and Jersey Renews to take electric cars -- and the promise of a zero carbon transportation future for New Jersey -- for a test drive during National Drive Electric Week.

> Keep Reading
News Release | Environment New Jersey

NJBPU announces historic winning bid for offshore wind project off Jersey Shore

During a packed Board of Public Utilities (BPU) meeting this morning at the State House, the board announced the winning bid from offshore wind solicitations. Orsted won with 1,100 MW. The winning bid is the largest ever announced in American history and will power close to 500,000 homes.

> Keep Reading
News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

Earth Day Electric Car Show of the Future with Mayor Wallace

In celebration of Earth Day, the Borough of Glassboro, Environment New Jersey, and Jersey Renews gave the community the opportunity to connect with zero emission vehicles to demonstrate how clean vehicles can help fight climate change and clean the air.

The first annual Learn Electric Automobile Day (LEAD) kicked off in Town Square with local residents and car dealerships showing off their electric vehicles--everyone from community members to Rowan University students had the chance to take test drives in a variety of electric cars on the market.

> Keep Reading

Pages