Press Release • 7/6/2023
New Jersey LCV endorses 56 candidates across 24 legislative districts, 40% are women and 26% are candidates of color.
New Jersey LCV Hails Investments in Urban Parks, Sprawl Management; Decries Continued Raids of Clean Energy Funds
Press Release • 6/30/2023
New Jersey LCV applauds Governor Murphy and the Legislature for critical investments in expanding access to green space in our urban centers.
News Article • 6/19/2023 • by Ronald Tuff and Ed Potosnak at NJ.com
On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers brought news of the Emancipation Proclamation to enslaved people in Galveston, Texas by declaring all people held in slavery in the U.S. must be freed. Today, Juneteenth has become a national holiday.
While slavery officially ended in 1865, in the almost one hundred fifty years since we still have not achieved racial equality in our nation or state. This injustice is reflected in many of the institutions and decisions made in New Jersey, and the environment is no exception.
Press Release • 6/7/2023
The following is a statement from Ed Potosnak, Executive Director of New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, regarding the recent Canadian wildfires and the impact on New Jersey.
Press Release • 6/6/2023
The following is a statement from Ed Potosnak, Executive Director of New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, regarding a letter sent by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today asking Williams Transco to better explain themselves regarding a request for an extension to its certificate for the unneeded Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) pipeline project.
Press Release • 5/23/2023
The following is a statement from Ed Potosnak, Executive Director, New Jersey LCV regarding the issuance by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) of its final environmental impact statement for the Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind project.
Press Release • 5/10/2023
New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, the political voice for the environment, took a stance in the primary race in New Jersey’s State Legislative District 27, endorsing former Governor and State Senator, Richard Codey and Assemblyman John McKeon, and newcomer Alixon Collazos-Gill for Assembly.
Press Release • 4/26/2023
New Jersey LCV is delighted to present the Sustainability Award to Verizon. This important New Jersey business has demonstrated a commitment to the environment with their green bonds, net zero emissions initiative, and 100% fleet of electric vehicles.
Press Release • 4/25/2023
New Jersey League LCV, the statewide political voice for the environment, announces slate of endorsed candidates for nonpartisan local elections.
This Earth Day let’s make sure we have the political will to transition to a clean energy future | Opinion
News Article • 4/22/2023 • by Ed Potosnak at NJ.com
On this Earth Day, the executive director of the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters says he's proud of the work that the New Jersey League of Conservative Voters is doing with their partners and our elected leaders to support clean energy legislation.