FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 27, 2020
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NEW JERSEY LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS STATEMENT ON NEW DEP REGULATIONS TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE
Galloway, NJ - Ed Potosnak, Executive Director of the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, released the following statement on Governor Murphy’s announcement that the Department of Environmental Protection will begin the process of drafting new regulations to address climate change in New Jersey:
“Governor Phil Murphy, the greenest governor in the country, is putting New Jersey at the forefront of climate action by requiring developers to consider their environmental impact before they build,” said Ed Potosnak, Executive Director, New Jersey League of Conservation Voters. “This unprecedented, first of its kind action is sending a clear and hopeful message to the people of New Jersey that despite the lack of leadership in Washington, our state is committed to protecting our families, public health, and economy from the impacts of climate change.”
New Jersey League of Conservation Voters is a non-partisan organization whose mission is to elect environmental champions, hold public officials accountable, and support laws which protect our environment and improve the quality of people’s lives.