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Conservation Organizations Celebrate $96,400 in Federal Funds to Improve the Musconetcong River

On November 20, Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed, Musconetcong Watershed Association, New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, and Mayor Matthew Murello of Washington Township (Morris County) gathered along the banks of the Musconetcong River to celebrate a new grant from theDelaware Watershed Conservation Fund. A total of $96,400 was received by Musconetcong Watershed Association and with their matching funds, $192,800 will be leveraged for floodplain and stream restoration that will reduce flooding and improve water quality on the Musconetcong River, the longest tributary of the Delaware River in New Jersey.

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NEW JERSEY LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS STATEMENT ON NEW FUNDING TO PREVENT HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS 

Ed Potosnak, Executive Director of the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, released the following statement on Governor Murphy’s announcement that $13 million in state and federal funding will go to prevent further Harmful Algal Blooms in New Jersey.

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Coalition of Diverse Leaders Applauds Governor Murphy’s Bold Offshore Wind Announcement

New Jersey League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Ed Potosnak said:

“We applaud Governor Murphy for his concrete actions to combat climate change and make NJ the greenest state in America by increasing our offshore wind commitment and creating thousands of good local jobs in the clean energy economy."

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NEW JERSEY LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS STATEMENT ON GOVErNOR MURPHY OFFSHORE WIND ANNOUNCEMENT

Ed Potosnak, Executive Director of New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, released the following statement on Governor Murphy’s announcement today pledging 7500 megawatts of offshore wind energy by 2035.

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Join the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters for “AN ELECTRIC EVENING”

Today, the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, with co-sponsors, ChargEVC, NJCAR, Center for Sustainable Energy, Bird, and NRDC invite local and state elected officials, partner organizations, and all 2019 League of Municipalities Conference attendees to join them for “An Electric Evening.”

“Electrification is the way of the future, but let’s not wait,” said Ed Potosnak, Executive Director of New Jersey League of Conservation Voters. “Come join us for a fun evening where we will celebrate all things electric – with great door prizes, too.”

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100% OF NEW JERSEY LCV ENDORSED INCUMBENT ENVIRONMENTAL CHAMPIONS ARE RE-ELECTED IN NJ ASSEMBLY RACE

After an extremely tight race in LD 2, which covers Atlantic County, it’s been announced that Assemblymen Mazzeo and Armato can declare victory and officially keep their seats in the New Jersey legislature. Both candidates were among the 28 incumbents endorsed by New Jersey LCV in the 2019 Assembly race, which brings their number of incumbent winners up to a full 100%. 

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Joint Statement on the Need to Electrify New Jersey’s Transportation Sector

Today, a coalition of environmental, community-based, political, and trade organizations jointly called for the state to move S2252/A4819 and electrify New Jersey’s transportation sector.

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New Jersey League of Conservation Voters preserved environmental gains, pushed envelope in legislative elections

New Jersey League of Conservation Voters set a high bar in this year’s legislative elections to win a pro-environment majority in the Assembly, committing to protect pro-environment incumbents while we pushed the envelope by competing in tough legislative districts to replace anti-environment politicians.

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2019 Legislative Scorecard Highlights the Most Environmentally Productive Legislature in Over a Decade

Today, the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters unveiled their 2019 Legislative Scorecard, which showcases this current legislative session to be the most environmentally productive legislature in over a decade. 

“The importance of the Legislative Scorecard cannot be overstated,” said Ed Potosnak, Executive Director of the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters. “With this comprehensive scorecard, and the amount that has been accomplished by this legislature, one thing becomes exceptionally true – this is the most environmentally productive legislature in over a decade.”

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NEW JERSEY LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS’ STATEMENT ON ATTORNEY GENERAL’S and DEP’S NEW ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ACTIONS

Ed Potosnak, Executive Director of the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters released the following statement on Attorney General Grewal and DEP Commissioner McCabe’s announcement of the filing of six environmental justice-focused civil enforcement actions across New Jersey that target polluters in lower-income and minority communities. 

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