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LEADING ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SUPPORTS NJDEP EXTENDING PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR PERMITS

We support order to ensure the public and experts have their voices heard by extending the public comment period for permits during the pandemic.

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LEADING ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SUPPORTS GOVERNOR MURPHY’S DECISION TO EXTEND NJDEP PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

We support the Governor Murphy's executive order to ensure that the NJDEP has time to use the best available science and make decisions to ensure New Jersey's rigorous environmental standards.

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LEADING ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SUPPORTS GOVERNOR MURPHY’S DECISION TO REOPEN PARKS IN NEW JERSEY

“We encourage New Jerseyans to use parks responsibly during the COVID-19 pandemic, following social distancing to protect themselves and others while enjoying the benefits of nature.”

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KEEP IT GREEN MEMBERS SUPPORT GOVERNOR MURPHY’S TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF PARKS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC, ENCOURAGES REOPENING AS SOON AS SAFELY POSSIBLE

The Keep It Green Coalition understands Governor Phil Murphy’s decision to close all state and county parks as a necessary act to limit surges of COVID-19 cases. By closing the parks, the Governor is limiting ways that the virus can be transferred. Once the conditions are deemed safe, the parks will open again for residents and visitors to enjoy.”

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LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATION LAUDS RGGI STRATEGIC FUNDING PLAN

RGGI is once again generating much needed revenue for New Jersey and we are pleased to see a plan to invest in projects that reduce pollution in environmental justice communities, and thus begin to mitigate the disproportionate negative impacts on communities of color from air pollution from burning fossil fuels.

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LEADING ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP RESPONDS TO HARROWING HARVARD COVID-19 STUDY

A new study finds that people who live in counties in the US that have higher levels of air pollution are more likely to die from COVID-19.  These disparities in health outcomes are unacceptable.

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Report Finds No Need for Damaging Williams Transco NESE Pipeline Across Raritan Bay

Eastern Environmental Law Center today released an expert report by Synapse Energy Economics showing that Williams/Transco’s proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) pipeline project, which would transport fracked natural gas through New Jersey from the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania to energy markets in New York City, is completely unneeded.

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LEADING ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP OPPOSES TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S LAX FUEL EFFICIENCY STANDARDS

There is no upside for going backwards on the fuel efficiency standards.  The result will be a billion more tons of climate-inducing emissions over the lifetime of the cars and billions in increased costs to drivers due to lowered efficiency standards. 

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LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP CELEBRATES SUPREME COURT DECISION ON ENVIRONMENTAL TRAVESTY

New Jersey LCV applauds Supreme Court decision requiring Citgo to pay $133 million for a 2004 spill that fouled the Delaware River with 264,000 gallons of crude oil.

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RECENT U.S. EPA REPORT INDICATES UPTICK OF TOXIC POLLUTION IN NEW JERSEY

New Jersey League of Conservation Voters encourages passage of  a bill protecting environmental justice communities from the cumulative impacts of pollution after EPA report shows uptick in toxic pollution.

 

 

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