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.
Facilities storing billions of gallons of toxic waste threaten America’s rivers and millions of people who live near them, according to a new report from the Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center, NJPIRG Education Fund and the Frontier Group.
Gov. Murphy's Administration is formally taking steps to rejoin the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) program, a landmark program to reduce carbon pollution from power plants in the Northeast, after a seven year absence. NJDEP is proposing regulations that would allow New Jersey to join the regional carbon pollution credits auction in 2020 and set a cap on carbon pollution emissions from its fossil fuel power plants.
If New Jersey Transit transitioned its entire fleet of transit buses to all-electric vehicles, it could significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions each year and reduce toxic air pollution that creates a public health hazard. A new report from Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group, “Electric Buses: Clean Transportation for Healthier Neighborhoods and Cleaner Air,” shows that a transition to electric buses for NJ Transit could avoid climate-altering and localized air pollution each day without losing reliability.
As the 4th Energy Master Plan hearing on the electric grid kicked off this morning, Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center released a new report documenting the rise of renewables and clean energy technology across New Jersey, and illustrating the state’s mixed record over the last decade. The report also highlights advances in the use of energy storage and electric vehicles, as well as clean, renewable energy sources like solar and wind as well as the expansion of energy efficiency technologies.