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An Earth Day reminder: N.J. must move faster toward clean energy | Opinion

NJ LCV Executive Director Ed Potosnak addresses the environmental issues NJ is facing. New Jersey must continue striving for a 100% clean energy future.

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New Jersey: Bring back millions in funding for Green Spaces | Opinion

After the CBT surcharge ended in December 2023, environmental organizations and causes struggle to find funding. This has a direct effect on issues like urban farming preservation.

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NJ must invest in stormwater utilities to address flooding

As flooding in New Jersey worsens, stormwater utilities would provide sustainable funding for this pressing issue. These utilities would be funded by NJ DEP and Flood Defense New Jersey.

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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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