News Release | Environment New Jersey

NJ Transit Ditches Transitgrid Gas Plant To Embrace Renewable Solar/Storage Microgrid

NJ Transit announced the agency will promote a clean, renewable energy option incorporating solar and battery storage to power the proposed Transitgrid microgrid in Kearny along the Hackensack River, and “reimagine” a project that was previously focused on a fracked gas power plant.

News Release | Environment America

STATEMENT: A new blueprint for our oceans would be a sea change for marine habitats and climate change

An ambitious new bill introduced on Tuesday by House Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva would change Americans’ relationship with our oceans and aid in our fight against climate change.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

Gov. Murphy Signs EV Charging Bill, Encouraging Installation at Common Interest Communities

Governor Murphy signed into law a bill that will encourage common interest communities to install electric vehicle charging stations for at home use. This legislation allows unit owners in multi-unit dwellings to purchase and install electric vehicle charging stations for their parking spaces, superseding condo or homeowner associations rules.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

NJDEP Releases Global Warming Response Act 80 x 50 Report & Lays Out Climate Bill Roadmap

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) released the largest sources of climate pollution in New Jersey and made recommendations for how the state can reduce those emissions by 80% of 2006 levels by 2050. The Global Warming Response Act, signed into law originally in 2007 and then updated last year, directed the NJDEP to release this report indicating New Jersey’s current greenhouse gas emission levels and how the state can reach the 80% climate pollutant reduction by 2050 goals.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: Procter & Gamble shareholders do right by voting to address impacts on forests

“Shareholders used their power to stand up for our natural world and sent a clear message to Procter & Gamble’s leadership that the boreal forest is simply too important to be turned into tissue paper."