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  • Environment New Jersey
    of going extinct That s why we re stepping up with a bigger bolder campaign to stop the use of bee killing pesticides How can I help save the bees Through Environment New Jersey thousands of citizen members are teaming up with a professional staff to stand up for the places we love and the environmental values we share Take action to protect New Jersey s environment Global Warming Solutions No Bees No Food Go Solar New Jersey Updates We Pressured the Obama Administration To Drop Atlantic Coast Drilling Plan Working together with activists elected leaders small businesses and allies we successfully beat back a plan from the Obama Administration to drill off the Atlantic Coast for oil and gas this March The drilling plan would have allowed drilling 90 miles from Cape May endangered the Jersey Shore and tarnished the President s climate legacy Read more PREV NEXT Report Environment New Jersey Research and Policy Center An Unfamiliar State Local Impacts of Global Warming in New Jersey Global warming poses a serious threat to the future of New Jersey s environment economy and the health and welfare of its citizens Global warming will impact every corner of the state

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  • Environment New Jersey
    to kill the program we united tens of thousands of New Jerseyans took the governor to court and won a major legal victory Read more PREV NEXT News Release Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center Exxon Gov Christie You ve Been Served Enviros File Legal Action To Stop Historic Environmental Sell Out Seven environmental groups representing hundreds of thousands of citizen members filed a motion this morning to intervene in litigation brought by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection against ExxonMobil Corporation The filing focused on damages due for generations of toxic pollution at the Bayonne and Linden refineries 16 other Exxon sites around the state and more than 800 gas stations for soil and water contamination across New Jersey and urged the court to reject the proposed settlement Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center Obama Admin s EPA Issues Rule To Protect 4 000 Miles of New Jersey Streams More than 4 000 miles of New Jersey s streams including those feeding the Delaware and the Jersey Shore will gain federal protections under a final rule signed today by top Obama administration officials The measure restores Clean Water Act safeguards to small streams and headwaters and wetlands that have been vulnerable to development and pollution for nearly ten years Keep Reading Blog Post Inspiring for clean water one paddle at a time Russell Bassett Margo Pellegrino a solo paddler currently in the midst of an epic journey in her outrigger canoe is inspiration personified Pellegrino is a paddler with a purpose She s raising awareness of watershed issues that impact our drinking water health and way of life Instead of doom and gloom Margo s message is one of hope that the problems our waterways face can be fixed Keep Reading Report Environment America Research

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  • Environment New Jersey
    Solar New Jersey Updates We defended the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Working together we can defend the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative a program that cuts pollution and funds clean energy across the Northeast When Gov Christie moved to kill the program we united tens of thousands of New Jerseyans took the governor to court and won a major legal victory Read more PREV NEXT News Release Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center Over 100 Attend Discussion on New Jersey s Solar Future Over 100 students community members and solar business representatives attended a lively discussion on New Jersey s solar energy future last evening at Rutgers University s New Brunswick campus The event was a collaboration between Environment New Jersey NJ PIRG Student Chapters Rutgers Fossil Fuel Divestment and Rutgers Engineering Governing Council s Sustainability Affair Committee Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey Senate President Packs the Judiciary Committee in Order to Pack the Pinelands Commission At an extraordinary session earlier today the Senate Judiciary Committee voted seven in favor five against and one abstention to advance the governor s nomination of Robert Barr to join the Pinelands Commission Conservationists and several Senators understood this nomination is aimed at packing the Pinelands Commission with enough votes to reverse the Commission s prior denial to allow South Jersey Gas to build a massive gas pipeline through the Pinelands Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center Go Solar New Jersey Civic Leaders Letter A letter of more than 70 local and state civic leaders calling for New Jersey to lead on solar by expanding solar to 20 of our power generation by 2025 Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey Pinelands Commission Nomination Back at Senate Judiciary Committee At an extraordinary session called for Tuesday February 24th at

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  • Environment New Jersey
    Greenhouse Gas Initiative a program that cuts pollution and funds clean energy across the Northeast When Gov Christie moved to kill the program we united tens of thousands of New Jerseyans took the governor to court and won a major legal victory Read more PREV NEXT News Release Environment New Jersey Obama Administration Drilling Announcement Puts East Coast Jersey Shore in Big Oil s Crosshairs As the fifth anniversary of the the BP oil spill disaster approaches Environment New Jersey criticized the Obama Administration for calling for the lifting of a off shore drilling moratorium for the Atlantic Coast The announcement which echoes a proposal first attempted in 2010 will put the Atlantic Coast including the Jersey Shore at risk of massive environmental damage from a potential oil spill and risk New Jersey s Shore tourism economy Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center New Wind Report Builds Case for Moving Forward with Off Shore Wind in NJ Legislative Leaders Call Out BPU for Fishermen s Energy Denial Delay The carbon pollution from at least nine entire fossil fuel plants could be eliminated in New Jersey if wind power supplied 30 percent of the nation s electricity needs according to a new analysis by Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center The analysis comes as Fishermen s Energy appeals the Board of Public Utilities decision to reject an off shore wind project off Atlantic City through the New Jersey Superior Court and more than 4 years after Gov Christie signed off shore wind legislation into law Keep Reading Report Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center More Wind Less Warming American wind power already produced enough energy in 2013 to power 15 million homes Continued rapid development of wind energy would allow the renewable resource to supply 30 percent

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  • Environment New Jersey
    No Food Go Solar New Jersey Updates We defended the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Working together we can defend the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative a program that cuts pollution and funds clean energy across the Northeast When Gov Christie moved to kill the program we united tens of thousands of New Jerseyans took the governor to court and won a major legal victory Read more PREV NEXT News Release Environment New Jersey Environment New Jersey Announces Endorsement of Burlington County Freeholder Aimee Belgard in Tight South Jersey Congressional Race Trenton Environment New Jersey a statewide citizen based environmental organization representing more than 20 000 members announced today the endorsement of Burlington County Freeholder Aimee Belgard over Tom MacArthur in the 3rd Congressional District stretching from the Delaware to the Shore in South Jersey Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey Environment New Jersey Announces Slate of Federal Endorsements for Fall 2014 Elections Trenton Environment New Jersey a statewide citizen based environmental organization representing more than 20 000 members announced today the endorsement of three candidates for federal office for this fall s elections The candidates include Sen Cory Booker running for the U S Senate Rep Frank Pallone D 6 and Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman in the 12th Congressional District Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey NJ Senate Votes to Override Gov Christie on RGGI Rules The New Jersey Senate voted today to override the Christie Administration on global warming moving one step closer to stopping Gov Christie s attempts to remove New Jersey from the rules governing the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative RGGI a popular program designed to clean up pollution from fossil fuel power plants Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey Advocates Call for Halt of Pinelands Nominations To Protect the Integrity of Commissions The Senate

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  • Environment New Jersey
    are teaming up with a professional staff to stand up for the places we love and the environmental values we share Take action to protect New Jersey s environment Global Warming Solutions No Bees No Food Go Solar New Jersey Updates We defended the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Working together we can defend the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative a program that cuts pollution and funds clean energy across the Northeast When Gov Christie moved to kill the program we united tens of thousands of New Jerseyans took the governor to court and won a major legal victory Read more PREV NEXT Report Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center A Program that Works The Northeast faces two fundamental and intertwined challenges fossil fuel dependence and pollution from fossil fuels Our dependence on coal oil and gas imposes economic costs pollutes our air and water and harms public health It also contributes to global warming which threatens the future of our coastal cities with sea level rise the future of our beloved ecosystems with the loss of habitats and species and the well being of our people with extreme weather events and new threats to public health Keep Reading Report Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center Danger in the Air All Americans should be able to breathe clean air But pollution from power plants and vehicles puts the health of our nation s children and families at risk Ground level ozone the main component of smog is one of the most harmful and one of the most pervasive air pollutants Keep Reading Headline Environmental groups urge Christie to ban natural gas exploration by fracking in New Jersey Twenty four environmental organizations submitted a letter to Gov Chris Christie on Monday asking him to sign legislation prohibiting the use of hydraulic fracturing for

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  • Environment New Jersey
    of citizen members are teaming up with a professional staff to stand up for the places we love and the environmental values we share Take action to protect New Jersey s environment Global Warming Solutions No Bees No Food Go Solar New Jersey Updates We defended the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Working together we can defend the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative a program that cuts pollution and funds clean energy across the Northeast When Gov Christie moved to kill the program we united tens of thousands of New Jerseyans took the governor to court and won a major legal victory Read more PREV NEXT Report Environment New Jersey Research and Policy Center Wasting our Waterways 2012 Industrial facilities dumped 8 5 million pounds of toxic chemicals into New Jerseys s waterways making New Jersey s waterways the 12th worst in the nation according to a new report released today by Environment New Jersey Keep Reading Report Environment New Jersey In the Path of the Storm With extreme weather events increasingly common in New Jersey and across the United States Environment New Jersey released a new report The report documents extreme weather events in every county in New Jersey and discusses the likely consequences of future disasters as a result of a warming world Keep Reading Report Environment New Jersey 2012 Legislative Agenda Environment New Jersey s Legislative Agenda for the 2012 session Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey New Report RGGI Benefits NJ s Economy and Environment TRENTON As a bill moves through the Legislature to keep New Jersey in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative RGGI Environment New Jersey released a new report that quantifies the program s benefits to the state s economy to business and residential ratepayers and to the environment The report documents the benefits already

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  • Environment New Jersey
    to stand up for the places we love and the environmental values we share Take action to protect New Jersey s environment Global Warming Solutions No Bees No Food Go Solar New Jersey Updates We defended the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Working together we can defend the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative a program that cuts pollution and funds clean energy across the Northeast When Gov Christie moved to kill the program we united tens of thousands of New Jerseyans took the governor to court and won a major legal victory Read more PREV NEXT Headline Westfield rally protests Gov Christie s stand on Regional Greenhouse Gas initiative RGGI The Cranford Chronicle covered our rally in February outside Sen Kean Jr s office in Westfield NJ Local citizens women s groups environmentalists and public health advocates gathered together to urge the representatives of District 21 to vote in support of RGGI Keep Reading Report Environment New Jersey Research and Policy Center Benefits of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative In 2005 New Jersey joined nine other Northeastern states in a landmark agreement to limit global warming pollution from the region s power plants This agreement known as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative RGGI is designed to clean up pollution from power plants while fueling the transition to a clean energy economy New Jersey has benefited from RGGI through the investment of funds from the sale of pollution allowances in clean energy projects projects that are cutting pollution benefiting energy consumers and creating new economic opportunities Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey Interview with Sen Bob Menendez This winter Environment New Jersey spoke with U S Senator Bob Menendez about New Jersey s environment and his priorities in the coming years Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey Senate Environment Energy Committee

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