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When Oxford Dictionaries chooses “climate emergency” as the word of the year for 2019, you know things are changing. Our children are inheriting a world vastly different and
Environment America Research & Policy Center is submitting comments on behalf of 102 organizations today, urging the Environmental Protection Agency to dramatically reduce the massive levels of pollution dumped by agribusiness facilities into America’s waterways. The comments are in response to the agency’s decision not to update permit standards for meat and poultry plants -- despite the Clean Water Act’s requirement to do so.
With the start of Thanksgiving week, Environment New Jersey thanked Representative Mikie Sherrill (D-11) this afternoon at the Loantaka Brook Reservation for her support of New Jersey’s parks and open spaces, and then led a hike in the reservation with local officials, members and activists. Rep. Sherrill voted this spring to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and now is cosponsoring legislation to fully fund the program.
Senator Linda Greenstein and East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen joined with Environment New Jersey and Keep Middlesex Moving to take electric cars for a test drive and call for the passage of S2252/A4819 during the lame duck legislative session to electrify New Jersey’s transportation system by installing EV charging stations across the state.
Have you ever thought about going solar at your home or business? Environment New Jersey has partnered with EnergySage to make finding your local solar options easy. Find out more.