New Jersey League of Conservation Voters Announces Historic Number of Endorsements for County and Local Candidates
Press Release • 9/14/2022
New Jersey LCV’s endorsements include slates for county commissioners in Middlesex, Morris, and Hunterdon Counties, as well as a slate of county commissioners and county executive in Bergen County.
NEW JERSEY LCV APPLAUDS BPU STUDY CONFIRMING THAT NEW JERSEY RATEPAYERS WILL SAVE MONEY AS WE TRANSITION TO CLEAN ENERGY
Press Release • 8/18/2022
New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) ratepayer study, which indicates that making the move to renewable energy could save residential consumers money.
New Jersey LCV Celebrates Signage of the Inflation Reduction Act into Law
Press Release • 8/16/2022
Historic Inflation Reduction Act invests hundreds of billions of dollars to build a 21st century economy powered by clean energy, creating millions of union jobs while investing $60 billion to address environmental racism.
New Jersey LCV lauds congressional passage of historic climate change legislation
Press Release • 8/12/2022
The House of Representatives has taken a massive step forward in the fight against climate change by sending the landmark Inflation Reduction Act to President Biden for his signature.
ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS URGE THE GOVERNOR AND NEW JERSEY DEP TO REJECT DIRTY, UNNEEDED FOSSIL FUEL PROJECT
Press Release • 8/11/2022
Environmental organizations rallied against the unneeded Regional Energy Access Expansion (REAE) project and in opposition to the proposed expansion of a natural gas compressor station in Branchburg,.
NEW JERSEY LCV FLOOD DEFENSE COALITION ENCOURAGES TOWNS TO APPLY FOR DEP STORMWATER UTILITY GRANT FUNDING
Press Release • 8/10/2022
New Jersey DEP recently announces availability of $10 million to help municipalities modernize stormwater management systems, $2 million to conduct studies on the feasibility of forming stormwater utilities.
NEW JERSEY LCV REACTS TO 21 COUNTIES IN NEW JERSEY DECLARING A DROUGHT WATCH
Press Release • 8/9/2022
New Jersey LCV disheartened to hear that we are entering into a drought watch. Until we end our addiction to fossil fuels we will continue to see severe weather events.
NEW JERSEY LCV ENCOURAGES LAKE HOPATCONG RESIDENTS TO CONSIDER A STORMWATER UTILITY TO HELP WITH HAZARDOUS ALGAL BLOOMS (HABS)
Press Release • 8/8/2022
HABs return to Lake Hopatcong is disappointing, surrounding towns are identifying quick fixes that are short-term. Should conduct an assessment and consider possible funding mechanisms like a stormwater utility.
New Jersey LCV Lauds Senate Passage of Inflation Reduction Act, Calls for Swift House Vote
Press Release • 8/7/2022
The Inflation Reduction Act turns the climate crisis into an opportunity by investing hundreds of billions of dollars to build a 21st century economy powered by clean energy, creating millions of good-paying, and addressing environmental racism.
NEW JERSEY LCV CELEBRATES ELECTRIC SCHOOL BUS BILL BEING SIGNED INTO LAW
Press Release • 8/4/2022
New Jersey LCV applauds the legislature and Governor Murphy for passage and signing into law a bill to electrify school buses.