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News Release | Environment New Jersey

NJDEP Releases Global Warming Response Act 80 x 50 Report & Lays Out Climate Bill Roadmap

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) released the largest sources of climate pollution in New Jersey and made recommendations for how the state can reduce those emissions by 80% of 2006 levels by 2050. The Global Warming Response Act, signed into law originally in 2007 and then updated last year, directed the NJDEP to release this report indicating New Jersey’s current greenhouse gas emission levels and how the state can reach the 80% climate pollutant reduction by 2050 goals.

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News Release | Environment New Jersey

Coalition NJPACT Comments on Electrification of Medium & Heavy Duty Diesel Vehicles

Environment New Jersey, ChargEVC, Jersey Renews, and the New Jersey Work Environment Council submitted comments to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection as part of the NJPACT process calling for increased electrification of our medium and heavy duty diesel vehicle fleet, through moving forward on promoting electrification and building out charging infrastructure for Advanced Clean Trucks, Heavy-duty Engines and Vehicles, and Fleets.

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News Release | Environment New Jersey

Environment New Jersey Praises NJBPU Office of Clean Energy Budget for EV Rebates, Criticizes Cuts for Energy Efficiency

Environment New Jersey, along with seven other organizations, submitted comments to the NJ Board of Public Utilities’ Office of Clean Energy on their FY21 budget proposal. The comments commended the preservation of the EV Rebate program in the NJBPU budget, but criticized the cuts of more than $78 million from energy efficiency over the last two budget years in the Office of Clean Energy budget.

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News Release | Environment New Jersey

NJ, NY and Delaware Governors Provide the 3 Votes Needed to Halt Progress on Dangerous, Unwanted LNG Export Terminal

the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) announced at their virtual meeting decision this morning to delay a decision on whether or not to approve permits for the proposed controversial liquid natural gas (LNG) New Fortress Energy Gibbstown, NJ port so the Commissioners could further assess the voluminous record and take a “careful look” at complex issues involved; and stay any construction there until final permit decisions are made by the DRBC Commissioners with a public vote.  The three votes needed for passage of the delay and stay were cast by the NY, NJ and Delaware representatives. Pennsylvania abstained and the Trump Administration voted against the delay and stay. In a storm of controversy, the public had weighed in with over 71,000 petition signatures to DRBC to stop the project.

 

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Our decades-long campaign to defend the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is not over | Steve Blackledge

The Trump administration announced Monday that it will begin oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. We've been working for decades to protect this 19 million acre wilderness, and we're not giving up now.

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