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

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Our air is making us sick. The answer is to make polluters pay

The group of 12 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states plus the District of Columbia have come together to modernize transportation systems and make it easier for everyone to get around and at the same time, shrink pollution, and unhealthy carbon emissions.

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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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Coronavirus: In NJ, don’t be frightened into using single-use plastic bags

Most of the litter found on New Jersey beaches is plastic, and scientists are increasingly finding microplastics in waterways. These small pieces of plastic now permeate our lives: they are in the water we drink, the fish we eat, and the air we breathe, posing health concerns for New Jersey residents and other wildlife.

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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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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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