Press Release • 5/11/2020
We support order to ensure the public and experts have their voices heard by extending the public comment period for permits during the pandemic.
Press Release • 5/4/2020
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.
Press Release • 4/29/2020
“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.”
KEEP IT GREEN MEMBERS SUPPORT GOVERNOR MURPHY’S TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF PARKS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC, ENCOURAGES REOPENING AS SOON AS SAFELY POSSIBLE
Press Release • 4/17/2020
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.”
Press Release • 4/17/2020
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.
Press Release • 4/9/2020
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.
Press Release • 4/7/2020
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.
Press Release • 3/31/2020
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.
Press Release • 3/30/2020
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.
Press Release • 3/23/2020
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.