News Release

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.

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. 

News Release | Environment New Jersey

Following Devastating Storms, Environment New Jersey Urges Reps. Tom Malinowski & Mikie Sherrill To Continue Fight For Climate Investments

Environment New Jersey and the Climate Action Campaign (CAC) hosted a virtual press conference with local community advocates to discuss worsening extreme weather driven by climate change, including the devastating fallout from Tropical Storm Henri and Hurricane Ida. Speakers called on Reps. Tom Malinowski (NJ-07) and Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) to continue to fight for major investments to combat climate change through the Build Back Better Budget.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

With Offshore Wind Port Groundbreaking, Supply Chain Will Allow NJ To Meet Its Clean, Renewable Energy Mandate

On the banks of the Delaware Bay Shore, Governor Phil Murphy with Senate President Steve Sweeney and the U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and a bevy of state leaders broke ground for the New Jersey Wind Port, which will serve as a marshalling headquarters for the offshore wind supply chain. The industrial facility will be constructed on site and will serve as a hub for the offshore wind turbines to be constructed off Atlantic City and the Jersey Shore.

News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

EVs Everywhere: Murphy Administration Implements EV Law To Get Electric Vehicle Charging in Every Town By Releasing Municipal Ordinance

 The Murphy Administration implemented legislation, signed by the Governor in early July, to streamline electric vehicle installation so every town in the state can have a publicly available EV charger available. The Administration released a model ordinance to guide municipalities in the installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.