News Release | Environment New Jersey

NJ Bans Off-Shore Drilling in State Waters; Gov. Murphy’s Clear Rebuke to Big Oil and Trump Administration’s Atlantic Attack

Statement from Environment New Jersey Director Doug O’Malley on the signing by Gov. Phil Murphy this morning of legislation to ban off-shore drilling in state waters as well as to prohibiting the permitting of any off-shore drilling infrastructure, during a signing ceremony along the boardwalk in Point Pleasant.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

Passage of Clean, Renewable Energy Standard Returns New Jersey to Clean Energy Leadership

Statement from Environment New Jersey Director Doug O’Malley on the New Jersey Legislature’s passage yesterday of the clean, renewable energy and nuclear subsidy bills.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

New Jersey Can And Should Go Big on Clean, Renewable Energy

The New Jersey Legislature will consider bills on the proposed nuclear subsidy bill and the clean, renewable energy bill during their full voting session in the State Senate and Assembly this afternoon. Environment New Jersey is advocating that to embrace a clean, renewable energy future and to pivot off the rollbacks of the Christie era, we shouldn't be massively subsidizing profitable nuclear facilities.

News Release | Environment America

Wrong Direction on Clean Cars -- EPA Receives Citizen Citation

Today, rightfully-concerned Americans descended upon the Environmental Protection Agency to give EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt a ticket -- for heading in the wrong direction on federal clean car standards.

News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

New Report Says New Jersey Leads the Pack for Expected Off-Shore Wind Capacity

The winds blowing off the Atlantic Coast could be the power source for a clean energy future, according to our report, Wind Power to Spare: The Enormous Energy Potential of Atlantic Offshore Wind. The report finds that New Jersey is the top state in the nation for off-shore wind because we have more offshore wind planned in terms of total capacity than any other state. If built, these projects off the Jersey Shore would supply electricity equivalent to seven times the annual electricity use of Newark.