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New Jersey plastic bag ban is a leader in reducing pollution

New Jersey, has drastically reduced plastic consumption by cutting an average of 594 plastic bags per person and took a giant leap toward clean, reusable commerce.

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Partnering with New Chief of Staff on NJ’s Clean Energy Future

Ed Potosnak of New Jersey LCV talks about partnering with New Chief of Staff, Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, on NJ’s Clean Energy Future.

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New Jersey will move forward with offshore wind | Opinion

Ed Potosnak conveys disappointment over Ørsted's withdrawal from crucial wind projects off the New Jersey coast. Despite setbacks, Potosnak highlights the promising future of offshore wind in New Jersey.

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Young people in New Jersey, please vote! You have incredible unused power | Opinion

Voters of Tomorrow NJ and the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters urge young people to vote on Nov. 7, and to register for next year's critical elections. They say their vote can shape the future of your state.

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What can the rest of NJ learn from Dunellen's Climate Resiliency Plan?

The small borough of Dunellen, New Jersey, home to 7,600 residents, shines as a beacon of hope with its visionary Climate Resiliency Plan.

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Let’s rise above the opposition to offshore wind | Opinion

New Jersey anti-wind groups wrongly oppose offshore wind development to fight climate change in the midst of the worst heat wave of the hottest month on record.

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Environmental justice and our clean energy future | Opinion

On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers brought news of the Emancipation Proclamation to enslaved people in Galveston, Texas by declaring all people held in slavery in the U.S. must be freed. Today, Juneteenth has become a national holiday.

While slavery officially ended in 1865, in the almost one hundred fifty years since we still have not achieved racial equality in our nation or state. This injustice is reflected in many of the institutions and decisions made in New Jersey, and the environment is no exception.

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This Earth Day let’s make sure we have the political will to transition to a clean energy future | Opinion

On this Earth Day, the executive director of the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters says he's proud of the work that the New Jersey League of Conservative Voters is doing with their partners and our elected leaders to support clean energy legislation.

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New Jersey LCV Reacts To Recent Brown University Report on Anti-Wind Disinformation Campaigns

The following is a statement from Ed Potosnak, Executive Director, New Jersey LCV regarding a recent 22-page report by the Climate and Development Lab at Brown University, which examines the disinformation used by anti-wind groups to argue against offshore wind.

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NJ Wants to improve access to parks and nature. Here's how | Opinion

The state is seeking public input through a survey from all New Jersey residents on their concerns about parks, recreation and open spaces.
It’s important for people from across the state to participate. Your feedback in this survey will inform New Jersey’s framework for open space preservation and recreation for years to come.

 

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