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

PRESS CONTACT press@njlcv.org

Environmental Groups Celebrate Passage of Historic Plastics Bill

This nation-leading single-use plastics and paper reduction policy will reduce the 4.4 billion single-use plastic and 1,300 football fields of trees worth of paper bags that New Jerseyans use every year.

Continue Reading

NEW JERSEY LCV MAKES MARK IN LOCAL ELECTIONS AND HELPS MOBILIZE VOTERS

New Jersey LCV endorsed a diverse group of 28 bipartisan candidates nearly a third are people of color and 40% are women, and also helped mobilize underpresented voters.

Continue Reading

Vote in local elections like your life depends on it because it does | Opinion

Voting in local elections is an opportunity to have a say in how tax money is spent from education and health care to infrastructure, housing, and the environment.

Continue Reading

More N.J. cities should follow Hoboken’s lead, sue Big Oil | Opinion

The evidence is clear that burning fossil fuels releases greenhouse gases into the air, causing our planet to get warmer and our climate to change.

Continue Reading

LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP TESTIFIES ABOUT IMPORTANCE OF STORMWATER UTILITIES IN IMPROVING NEW JERSEY WATER INFRASTRUCTURE

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) should provide funding opportunities to cities and towns for technical studies that inform the establishment of stormwater utilities.

Continue Reading

New Jersey LCV Testimony on Stormwater Control and Reducing Nonpoint Source Pollution in the State’s Waterways

Take a look at some of the stormwater management solutions New Jersey LCV outlined in our testimony during today's Chairman Robert Karabinchak and Committee Members' Assembly Special Committee on Infrastructure and Natural Resources. 

Continue Reading

LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATION OPTIMISTIC THAT NJ TRANSIT “TRANSITGRID” MICROGRID PROJECT WILL CONSIDER RENEWABLES FOR PROJECT

New Jersey LCV is cautiously optimistic that NJ Transit is exploring cleaner energy solutions for the proposed “Transitgrid” Microgrid project. There is no room for a dirty carbon burning hybrid model.

Continue Reading

LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP APPLAUDS RELEASE OF CANDID GLOBAL WARMING RESPONSE ACT REPORT

Global Warming Response Act Report findings show that with the current policies, New Jersey is not equipped to meet our emission reduction goals, meaning unequivocally, things will get worse if we don’t act.

Continue Reading

LEADING ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS APPLAUD PASSAGE OF ASSEMBLY BILL THAT LIMITS USE OF DANGEROUS/HARMFUL INSECTICIDES

Environmental groups applaud passage of bill that limits use of neonicotinoid insecticides (“neonics”)—neurotoxic pesticides that decimate bee and wildlife populations.

Continue Reading

LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP ENDORSES CANDIDATES IN LOCAL NEW JERSEY ELECTIONS

For first time New Jersey LCV made multiple endorsements for local elections in New Jersey because there is so much at stake this year. 

Continue Reading