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News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

The NJ Department of Environmental Protection proposed the Advanced Clean Truck rule, one of the many regulations stemming from the NJ Protecting Against Climate Threats intiative. This rule will be an electric truck mandate first adopted by California last year and will apply to all vehicle classes of trucks, including everything from delivery vans to tractor trailers. It is a zero-emissions sales requirement, placed on the manufacturer, that starts in model year 2025 and slowly increases each year through model year 2035.

News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) hosted a virtual public scoping meeting in regards to the Ocean Wind Energy Facility off the Jersey Shore. The meetings are designed to help BOEM determine the important factors to be considered in the Environmental Impact Statement that must be conducted before any offshore wind project can move forward with construction. The Ocean Wind Energy Facility is planned 15 miles southeast of Atlantic City and should produce 1100 MW of electricity, which is enough to power approximately 500,000 homes.

News Release | Environment America

Environment America joined national and local conservation groups, commercial fishing interests, and the outdoor recreation industry to submit a

News Release | Environment New Jersey

New Jersey ranks ninth for highest potential greenhouse gas emissions reduction from electrifying buildings in the next 30 years, according to a new report released today by Environment New Jersey, NJPIRG, and Frontier Group.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

Transitioning to a fully electric bus fleet will not only reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New Jersey, but also result in significant savings for the state, according to a webinar by Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center and New Jersey Policy Perspective. Electric buses require less maintenance and fuel, which should help offset the cost of purchasing new, zero-emission buses and batteries.


Coronavirus update

Our work to defend the environment can’t stop and won’t stop in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. We’ll keep advocating on your behalf — at a safe social distance — for clean air, clean water, clean energy, wildlife and open spaces, and a livable climate.