News Releases

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

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: Biden administration goes big on offshore wind with NY Bight 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.

News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

Statement: Dumping Dirty Diesel Pollution -- NJDEP Proposes Cargo Handling Equipment Rule To Slash Toxic Pollution

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection proposed the Cargo Handling Equipment rule today to reduce dirty diesel pollution from port vehicles. 

News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

Electric Truck Leader: New Jersey First State on East Coast to Adopt Advanced Clean Truck Rule

New Jersey became the fourth state in the nation, and first on the East Coast, to adopt the Advanced Clean Truck rule. The Advanced Clean Truck will electrify trucks in Class 2b through Class 8, starting in Model Year 2025, and by Model Year 2035, 55% of all trucks sold in New Jersey will be electric.

News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

NJBPU Incentivizes EV Charging at Multi-Unit Dwellings, Boosting Access to Drive Electric

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities voted to create an incentive program to encourage the construction of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at multi-unit dwellings.

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