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The Clean Energy Home Series (Part 1): What is a heat pump? | Brynn Furey

A series on how to electrify your home and transition to appliances that can run on renewable energy

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News Release | Environment New Jersey

Vice President Harris touts Newark as a model city for lead service line replacement

Vice President Kamala Harris joined Gov. Phil Murphy, U.S. EPA Administrator Michael Reagan, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka at an event Friday in Newark to celebrate the full replacement of every lead service line – more than 23,000 across Newark – in the past two-and-half years.

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Report | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Progress Report: President Biden’s First Year

Following years of rollbacks, President Joe Biden began his term nearly a year ago amidst unprecedented environmental and public health challenges. Despite these obstacles, his administration has made significant strides toward restoring lost environmental protections and confronting daunting threats to our climate and public health, according to a new report by Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund. 

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News Release | Environment New Jersey

Biden administration announces key N.Y. Bight offshore wind lease auction

 Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced Wednesday that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a wind energy auction on Feb. 23 for more than 480,000 acres in the New York Bight. This will be the first offshore wind energy auction under the Biden administration. The auction will allow offshore wind developers to bid on six lease areas – the most areas ever offered in a single auction, according to BOEM’s Final Sale Notice

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News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

New Trouble in the Air report shows NJ metro regions average 46 days of unhealthy air in 2020

The six metropolitan regions of the state, stretching from Atlantic City to Jersey City,   suffered through an average of 46 days of elevated air pollution in 2020, according to a new report from Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center, Frontier Group and the NJPIRG Law & Policy Center. EPA monitoring data from 2020 represent the most recent data available from an array of air monitors across the state. Air pollution increases the risk of premature death, asthma attacks, cancer and other adverse health impacts even at moderate levels and air pollution is directly linked to 17,646 deaths every year in New Jersey.

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