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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE ON CENSUS FROM LEADING ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP

The number of people recorded by the census influences the allocation of federal funding for social programs, school funding, and infrastructure improvements.

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NJLCV STATEMENT TELLING NJDEP TO REJECT COMPRESSOR AND PIPELINE PROJECT UNDER RARITAN BAY

NJ League of Conservation Voters opposes Williams Transco project to build a compressor station and pipeline under the Raritan Bay.

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NJ LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS STATEMENT ENCOURAGING BPU AND DEP TO IMPLEMENT GOALS OF GLOBAL RESPONSE ACT

Ed Potosnak, Executive Director, New Jersey League of Conservation released a statement urging BPU and DEP to implement the goals of the Global Warming Response Act (GWRA). 

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NJ League of Conservation Voters Legislative Update on Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee Hearing

We are excited that Senate Bill S228 passed out of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. This bill will make it easier for school districts to buy clean electric school buses and help ensure our children have clean air to breathe on their way to school instead of sucking in diesel fumes,” said Ed Potosnak, Executive Director of New Jersey LCV.

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Leading Advocates Send Strong Message to Murphy About Critical Priorities For FY2021 Budget​​​​​​​

Today, a letter featuring business, community, civic, and environmental voices called for a number of environmental, health and infrastructure issues that should be prioritized in the FY2021 budget.

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NEW JERSEY LCV’S STATEMENT ON DECISION BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR RATING IMPROVEMENT ON THE PORTAL NORTH BRIDGE PROJECT

Ed Potosnak, Executive Director of the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, released the following statement on the rating improvement for the Portal North Bridge Project. "We celebrate the announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation regarding the upgraded rating for the Portal North Bridge Project...

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Broad Support Expressed for NJ’s New Energy Master Plan

A diverse group of 14 public interest and business groups jointly expressed their support for the final New Jersey Energy Master Plan released today by the state Board of Public Utilities.

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NEW JERSEY LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS STATEMENT ON NEW DEP REGULATIONS TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE

“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.”

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New Jersey LCV Statement on Governor Murphy’s 2020 State of the State Address

“It is clear from today’s speech, Governor Phil Murphy, the ‘Greenest Governor in America,’ is continuing to make the environment a top priority in his administration. With an irresponsible deregulatory agenda underway in Washington, the accomplishments of the past year led by Governor Murphy have been key in keeping New Jersey’s environment, economy and communities healthy and thriving. His actions on holding polluters accountable and igniting thousands of good local jobs in the offshore wind industry have earned him an ‘A’ on his midterm assessment. We look forward to continuing to working with Governor Murphy and his administration on issues like protecting clean drinking water and ending diversions to the Clean Energy Fund.”

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Joint Statement on the Successful, Bipartisan Passage of the Electric Vehicle Legislation

A variety of environmental and community-based organizations celebrated the strongly bipartisan passage of S2252/A4819 out of the New Jersey Senate and Assembly and sent to Governor Murphy’s Desk.

“On behalf of the 167,000 children in New Jersey living with asthma, the New Jersey Legislature took the boldest action in America to accelerate our transition to zero-emission transportation with the bipartisan passage of electric vehicle legislation,” said Ed Potosnak, Executive Director of New Jersey League of Conservation Voters. “We urge Governor Murphy to sign this critical bill to improve public health and address climate change without delay.”

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