New Jersey League of Conservation Voters is making the environment a top priority in Trenton.

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LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SUPPORTS PUSH FOR GREEN PROGRAMS IN CORONAVIRUS ECONOMIC RECOVERY PACKAGE

While we are reeling with the massive, worldwide impacts of COVID-19, we implore Congress to include environmental investments into the coronavirus economic stimulus package. Creating a 21st century clean energy economy means new good local jobs and cleaner air and water for families and businesses. 

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LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP WELCOMES BUSINESS COALITION SUPPORTING CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

New Jersey LCV looks forward to working CCEF to push back on the increasing pressures from fossil fuel companies like PennEast and WilliamsTransco, who continue to put their profits over people’s health by building unneeded and dangerous projects in our state.

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New Jersey LCV Announces Congressional Delegation Scores from the 2019 National Environmental Scorecard

New Jersey Congressional Delegation’s scores from the League of Conservation Voters’ 2019 National Environmental Scorecard showcasing the difference a diverse, pro-environment majority in the House of Representatives can make. The average House score for New Jersey was 94 percent and the average Senate score was 75 percent.

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LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATION SEES PROGRESS ON 2021 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

New Jersey honeybees are a $7 million industry and they help pollinate nearly $200 million worth of fruits and vegetables annually – and neonicotinoid pesticides are a major threat to the species that fuel these industries.

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DELAWARE RIVER FIRES A REMINDER OF CLIMATE CRISIS

Fires aren’t only an issue in the Amazon, California or Australia. On a beautiful sunny day as hundreds of people from throughout the tri-state area were hiking, they witnessed the destruction of one of the state’s beloved recreational areas.

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LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SEES SHADES OF GREEN IN GOVERNOR MURPHY’S FY21 BUDGET

Governor Murphy has presented a budget that builds a stronger and fairer New Jersey, with progress being made to protect our environment. NJ Transit could receive $130 million in direct state support.

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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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