News Article • 6/15/2020 • by Ed Potosnak at NJ.com
New Jersey can create a prosperous future for all by focusing on creating green jobs. At a time when the state is looking at significant budget deficits, a green jobs recovery can kick start our economy and put workers back to work in good local jobs that enhance our quality of life.
LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP APPLAUDS DECISION TO INCORPORATE CLIMATE CHANGE IN NEW JERSEY K-12 CURRICULUM
Press Release • 6/4/2020
NJLCV congratulates New Jersey First Lady, Tammy Murphy, on her successful and inspiring push to incorporate climate change in the K-12 curriculum in New Jersey.
Press Release • 6/4/2020
Leading environmental groups urge Governor Murphy and New Jersey’s elected leaders to put New Jersey on a path to recovery from the severe economic impact of the COVID-19 by investing in programs and projects that drive New Jersey toward a stronger and fairer economy and healthier and more sustainable future.
LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP OPPOSES TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S NEW LIMITS ON THE CLEAN WATER ACT
Press Release • 6/3/2020
New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, opposes EPA decision to tweak the rules on how to apply the Clean Water Act.
Press Release • 6/1/2020
NJDEP is establishing new rules to protect our drinking water from "forever chemicals," which are persistent, bio-accumulative, toxic, and linked to myriad of health issues.
News Article • 5/27/2020 • by Ed Potosnak, Adrienne Vicari, Jeff Colella at NJ.com
Our waterways face threats from industrial waste, polluted runoff, pesticides, and aging pipes. Also, last year over 40 lakes were devastated by toxic, hazardous algal blooms (HABs) caused by polluted stormwater runoff.
News Article • 5/21/2020 • by Ed Potosnak at Roxbury Register
A stormwater utility would raise the funds to pay for green infrastructure projects to manage stormwater by intercepting pollutants before they enter our lakes. These funds cannot be diverted to a municipality’s general fund and are legally dedicated.
LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATION APPLAUDS THE MURPHY ADMINISTRATION DECISION TO REJECT PERMITS FOR NESE PIPELINE PROJECT
Press Release • 5/16/2020
The New Jersey LCV believes the rejection of NESE Pipeline Project is a major victory for the environmental movement, and a win for the residents of Franklin Township, Central New Jersey, and all of the Raritan Bayshore.
LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATION URGES MURPHY ADMINISTRATION TO REJECT NESE PIPELINE PROJECT
Press Release • 5/15/2020
New Jersey LCV urges the Murphy Administration to join New York and say no to this unnecessary and dangerous pipeline and project.
Press Release • 5/11/2020
We support order to ensure the public and experts have their voices heard by extending the public comment period for permits during the pandemic.