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Statement: RGGI Delivers Again: NJEDA Expands Electric Truck Incentive Program with Awards Additional $9 Million To NJZIP for the greater New Brunswick area, Diesel Truck Voucher Program

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that it is expanding its NJZIP voucher program, which incentivizes businesses to purchase electric medium-duty trucks. NJEDA is expanding the program to now include the greater New Brunswick area with an additional $9.25 million in funding.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

Watershed victory to put the PennEast gas pipeline on ice

PennEast Pipeline Co. announced on Monday that it was pulling the plug on its proposed 116-mile gas pipeline that would have crossed Pennsylvania and New Jersey to deliver methane gas from Pennsylvania fracking wells. The announcement came on the heels of a Supreme Court decision that granted PennEast the right to use eminent domain to seize public and private lands for the pipeline. Nevertheless, the proposal faced  stiff environmental permitting challenges from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) under the Clean Water Act. The company cited environmental permitting difficulties in its decision to withdraw the project.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

Watershed victory to put the PennEast gas pipeline on ice

PennEast Pipeline Co. announced on Monday that it was pulling the plug on its proposed 116-mile gas pipeline that would have crossed Pennsylvania and New Jersey to deliver methane gas from Pennsylvania fracking wells. The announcement came on the heels of a Supreme Court decision that granted PennEast the right to use eminent domain to seize public and private lands for the pipeline. Nevertheless, the proposal faced  stiff environmental permitting challenges from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) under the Clean Water Act. The company cited environmental permitting difficulties in its decision to withdraw the project.

News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. House of Representatives must pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote early next week on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a major bipartisan package for transportation, clean water, power infrastructure and broadband. 

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Statement: Rutgers Releases Climate Action Plan with Goal to Fully Electrify University's Fleet

Rutgers University released its Climate Action Plan, which includes goals to make the University carbon negative by 2041, the school's 275th anniversary.

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