News Release | Environment New Jersey

Bill To Increase Post-Consumer Recycled Content for Plastics Passes! Assembly Votes 48-23-3 & Senate Votes 22-15 on Session’s Last Voting Day

The New Jersey Assembly voted 48-23-3 and the New Jersey Senate voted 22-15 to approve the Recycled Content bill (S2515/A4676) on the final day of the legislative session. The bill would require increasing post-consumer recycled content in a variety of packaging products including plastic containers, plastic beverage containers, plastic & paper bags, plastic trash bags & glass containers. The legislation now goes to Gov. Murphy who will have 7 days to decide the bill’s fate.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

Bill To Increase Post-Consumer Recycled Content for Plastics Passes Assembly Approps; Advocates Call for Posting to Assembly & Senate for Monday’s Final Session

Today, the New Jersey Assembly Appropriation Committee voted to approve the Recycled Content bill (S2515/A4676) by a 7-4 vote, which would require increasing post-consumer recycled content in a variety of packaging products including plastic containers, plastic beverage containers, plastic bags, plastic trash bags, glass containers, and paper bags. 

News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

Statement: Dumping Dirty Diesel Pollution -- NJDEP Proposes Cargo Handling Equipment Rule To Slash Toxic Pollution

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection proposed the Cargo Handling Equipment rule today to reduce dirty diesel pollution from port vehicles. 

News Release | Environment America

Year in review: environmental victories in 2021

Environment America and its state partners made important headway on a broad range of environmental issues in 2021 – from protecting wild spaces and our drinking water to speeding our transition to clean energy and reforming our transportation system.

News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

Electric Truck Leader: New Jersey First State on East Coast to Adopt Advanced Clean Truck Rule

New Jersey became the fourth state in the nation, and first on the East Coast, to adopt the Advanced Clean Truck rule. The Advanced Clean Truck will electrify trucks in Class 2b through Class 8, starting in Model Year 2025, and by Model Year 2035, 55% of all trucks sold in New Jersey will be electric.

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