News Article • 9/30/2020 • by Lee Clark at Black Star News
Potentially major polluting projects are now subject to an environmental justice impacts assessment by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and input from local residents.
Environment and Business Groups Calling for Sustainable Green Recovery Agenda; Give Budget Mixed Reviews
Press Release • 9/29/2020
A diverse group of environmental, outdoor recreation, planning and business organizations applauded budget signed by Governor Murphy, while highlighting the need for greater investment in clean energy.
Press Release • 9/24/2020
Nation-leading single-use plastics and paper reduction policy will reduce the 4.4 billion single-use plastic bags we use annually in New Jersey.
News Article • 9/22/2020 • by Ed Potosnak at NJ.com
The Wind Port will address both reducing New Jersey’s reliance on dirty energy sources and creating employment opportunities for folks in underserved communities.
LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP CELEBRATES GOVERNOR MURPHY’S SIGNING OF HISTORIC ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE LEGISLATION
Press Release • 9/18/2020
New Jersey Cumulative Impacts Law is a game changer for communities of color who have suffered the burdens of pollution and had nowhere to turn.
Press Release • 9/16/2020
The new “The Road to Clean Air” report from the American Lung Association is a reminder that electric vehicles are the best way to reduce air pollution.
Press Release • 9/11/2020
NJLCV believes the Kearny transitgrid mircogrid project will take New Jersey in the wrong direction and away from the clean energy future that has been promised to residents by the Murphy Administration.
LEADING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATION CALLS FOR SUSTAINABLE GREEN JOBS RECOVERY IN RESPONSE TO SECOND-HOTTEST SUMMER ON RECORD
Press Release • 9/9/2020
A post-COVID Sustainable Green Jobs recovery should catalyze investments in a clean energy economy and prioritize public health disparities in communities of color.
South Jersey Landscape Makeover Program to Host September 17th and 22nd Webinars On How to Build a Rain Garden
Press Release • 9/8/2020
South Jersey Landscape Makeover Webinar participants will have the opportunity to sign up for a 30-minute consultation to work one-one one with a Rutgers landscape architect to build a rain garden and may be eligible for a rebate of $3/square foot up to $450.
Press Release • 9/2/2020
The city of Hoboken has filed a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil, other Big Oil companies, and the American Petroleum Institute for a decades-long campaign of misinformation related to climate change and its devastating impact on Hoboken.