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Statement from NJ League of Conservation Voters on Gov. Christie’s Environmental Record Ahead of his State of the State Address

Gov. Christie will leave office next year with a toxic environmental legacy: He has rolled back environmental protections to help line the pockets of developers, gutted the state’s environmental regulatory and enforcement agency, pulled New Jersey out of the multi-state greenhouse gas reduction initiative and let big polluters off the hook by settling major lawsuits for pennies on the dollar.

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Statement from NJ LCV on Bipartisan Passage of Natural Resource Damages Ballot Question (SCR39/ACR127)

​Ed Potosnak, executive director of the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, issued the following statement on bipartisan passage of SCR39/ACR127, a resolution asking voters to require pollution restoration funds be spent as intended and not diverted for other, unrelated purposes.

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Statement from NJ LCV on Bipartisan Passage of Natural Resource Damages Ballot Question (SCR39/ACR127)

​Ed Potosnak, executive director of the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, issued the following statement on bipartisan passage of SCR39/ACR127, a resolution asking voters to require pollution restoration funds be spent as intended and not diverted for other, unrelated purposes.

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Lawmakers, Environmental Advocates, Residents Want NJ Voters to Direct Natural Resource Damage Monies

A common-sense ballot measure requiring pollution damage settlements to remain in the intended communities and not grabbed to plug holes in the state budget has been posted for floor votes in the Legislature on Monday, thanks to the leadership of legislative champions Sen. Bob Smith and Assemblymen John McKeon and Tim Eustace, the diligence of advocates from the NJ League of Conservation Voters, NY/NJ Baykeeper, American Littoral Society and NJ Audubon and the voices of more than 2,400 taxpayers and voters.

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Lawmakers, Environmental Advocates, Residents Want NJ Voters to Direct Natural Resource Damage Monies

TRENTON – A common-sense ballot measure requiring pollution damage settlements to remain in the intended communities and not grabbed to plug holes in the state budget has been posted for floor votes in the Legislature on Monday, thanks to the leadership of legislative champions Sen. Bob Smith and Assemblymen John McKeon and Tim Eustace, the diligence of advocates from the NJ League of Conservation Voters, NY/NJ Baykeeper, American Littoral Society and NJ Audubon and the voices of more than 2,400 taxpayers and voters.

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NJ League of Conservation Voters Statement on the Nomination of Environmental Foe to Lead the EPA

​The New Jersey League of Conservation Voters very strongly objects to the nomination Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a staunch fossil fuel ally, as President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Statement on the Nomination of Environmental Foe to Lead the EPA

The New Jersey League of Conservation Voters very strongly objects to the nomination Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a staunch fossil fuel ally, as President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Endorsement: Diegnan, Karabinchak are Strong Environmental Stewards for NJ’s 18th District

The New Jersey League of Conservation Voters (New Jersey LCV) is pleased to announce its endorsement of New Jersey Sen. Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak to represent the 18th legislative district.

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NJ League of Conservation Voters: Diegnan, Karabinchak are Strong Environmental Stewards for NJ’s 18th District

Patrick Diegnan Jr and Robert Karabinchak

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey League of Conservation Voters (New Jersey LCV) is pleased to announce its endorsement of New Jersey Sen. Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak to represent the 18th legislative district.

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STATE POISED TO ISSUE FIRST DROUGHT WARNING IN MORE THAN A DECADE

For the first time in 15 years, the state is expected to issue a full-blown drought warning.

The state Department of Environmental Protection is holding a public hearing today on drought conditions, a necessary prelude to declaring a drought warning for at least 12 northern and central counties where scant rainfall has emptied reservoirs.

With much of the state experiencing severely low precipitation levels and some of New Jersey’s biggest reservoirs falling below 50 percent storage levels, it is all but certain a drought warning will be issued.

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