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

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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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KEY GROUPS URGE GOVERNOR TO EXPAND AUTOMATIC VOTER REGISTRATION TO MEDICAID

New Jersey LCV urges Governor Murphy to expand automatic voter registration (AVR). Families in environmental justice communities must have a say in what happens in their neighborhoods, and one way to do this is at the ballot box. Let’s make it as easy as possible for these residents to register and vote.

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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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Leading Advocates Send Strong Message to Murphy About Critical Priorities For FY2021 Budget​​​​​​​

Today, a letter featuring business, community, civic, and environmental voices called for a number of environmental, health and infrastructure issues that should be prioritized in the FY2021 budget.

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NEW JERSEY LCV’S STATEMENT ON DECISION BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR RATING IMPROVEMENT ON THE PORTAL NORTH BRIDGE PROJECT

Ed Potosnak, Executive Director of the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, released the following statement on the rating improvement for the Portal North Bridge Project. "We celebrate the announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation regarding the upgraded rating for the Portal North Bridge Project...

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