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    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 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

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  • Environment New Jersey
    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 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

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  • Environment New Jersey
    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 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

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  • Environment New Jersey
    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 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

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  • Environment New Jersey
    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 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

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  • Environment New Jersey
    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 News Release Environment New Jersey Testimony Proposed Fuel Efficiency and Carbon Pollution Standards for Cars and Light Trucks in Model Years 2017 2025 By making the cars and trucks of the future cleaner and more fuel efficient these standards will reap big benefits for New Jersey s environment our health and our economy Keep Reading Report Preserving America s Natural Heritage Keep Reading Headline Former Govs Agree Chrisitie Wrong on RGGI Former Republican Gov Thomas Kean is such a believer in climate change that he is calling on informed citizens to confront those who don t believe in the science of it for the ignorant people that they are Speaking before a Rutgers University conference in New Brunswick Tuesday Kean criticized fellow Republican Gov Chris Christie saying it was a shame that he pulled New Jersey out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Keep Reading Headline Asbury Park Press to Gov Be Consistent on Air Quality The Asbury Park Press has criticized Governor

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  • Environment New Jersey
    Delaware from Drilling News Action Jobs Donate Flight path to extinction Bees and other pollinators are in danger 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 News Release Extreme Weather Keep Reading News Release Regional Emissions Plan Helps Northeast States Shift to Clean Energy and Cut Pollution Keep Reading News Release On Pollution RGGI Christie Doesn t Walk the

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  • Environment New Jersey
    are in danger 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 News Release Beaches report statement Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey calls on Gov Christie to protect the Shore Keep Reading News Release Rally for the Delaware River Watershed Groups to Governors and President Obama Vote No to Protect our Water and Communities from Drilling and Fracking

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