News Release | Environment New Jersey

Rally Outside of Rep. Frelinghuysen’s Office Calls on Congressman To Listen To His Constituents in His Final 11 Months of Office

A crowd of activists gathered outside of Congressman’s Frelinghuysen’s office in the days after this announcement that he was retiring to urge him to truly listen to his constituents in his final 11 months in the office, and urged him to publicly oppose all cuts to EPA's funding.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

Gov. Murphy EO To Make NJ National Off-Shore Wind Leader

Atlantic City – Surrounded by the five massive wind turbines that power the Atlantic County Utilities Authority, Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order that will direct state agencies to implement the 2010 Off-Shore Wind Economic Development Act to meet a goal of 3,500 megawatts of off-shore wind energy by 2030. The executive order will make New Jersey the national leader for off-shore wind commitments, besting both New York and Massachusetts, which have goals of 2,400 and 1,600 megawatt goals respectively.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

Gov. Murphy Move For NJ To Rejoin RGGI Is Climate Slam Dunk

Gov. Phil Murphy, First Lady Tammy Murphy, NJDEP Acting Commissioner Catherine McCabe, a crowd of state environmental leaders and activists and members of the Murphy Administration joined together in Atlantic Highlands, which had been severely damaged during Hurricane Sandy more than 5 years ago, to officially announce that New Jersey was rejoining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) program, the landmark effort to reduce carbon pollution from fossil fuel power plants in the Northeast region, which Gov. Christie infamously pulled us out of nearly seven years ago.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

Rep. Frelinghuysen Announces Congressional Retirement; Activists Say He Was Dodged By Trump EPA Rollbacks

This morning, Congressman Frelinghuysen announced that he would decline to run for re-election for Congress in New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District, and would serve out the remainder of his term through early 2019 before retiring. Despite efforts to lessen the impacts of President Trump’s budget, the Congressman failed to make a public statement opposing the cuts to the EPA budget.

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New Day in New Jersey: Environment New Jersey Statement on Gov. Murphy’s Inaugural Address & Inauguration

Governor Phil Murphy was officially sworn into office as the 56th Governor of New Jersey during a packed audience at the Trenton War Memorial. Governor Murphy proceeded to deliver an Inaugural Address on the vision he will bring to his new Administration and where he hopes to take New Jersey. Environment New Jersey’s Director Doug O’Malley issued the following statement in response to the Inaugural Address.

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