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  • Environment New Jersey
    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 Environment New Jersey Launches Education Campaign Targeting NJ House Republicans for Three Strikes Against Clean Air Keep Reading News Release Statement on Amtrak s Gateway Tunnel by Tri State Transportation Campaign Environment New Jersey and NJ Sierra Club Keep Reading News Release Brass Tacks on Federal Budget Sens Lautenberg and Menendez Draw

    Original URL path: http://environmentnewjersey.org/home?page=30%2C0 (2016-05-01)
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  • Environment New Jersey
    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 Lawmakers To Hold Hearings on Gov s Energy Plans for New Jersey Keep Reading News Release Big Win for New Jersey s Air Pres Obama EPA Protect Public Health with Landmark Mercury Rule for Power Plants Today President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency EPA announced the first ever nationwide standard for mercury and air toxics pollution from power plants Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey Clean cars get the green light from the White House Trenton The Obama administration today officially proposed new clean car standards that represent the biggest step the U S has ever taken to get off oil and tackle global warming Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey New DRBC Fracking Rules Panned West Trenton NJ As the Delaware River Basin Commission DRBC prepares to tally votes on whether drilling and fracking of natural gas wells can commence in the Delaware River Watershed groups who have been advocating Don t Drill the

    Original URL path: http://environmentnewjersey.org/home?page=31%2C0 (2016-05-01)
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  • Environment New Jersey
    Release Environment New Jersey Environmental Groups Homeowners Sue NJDEP For Approving Massive Dredge Spoil Pile within the Barnegat Bay Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Ecosystem Two of New Jersey s largest environmental organizations Environment New Jersey and the New Jersey Conservation Foundation joined a group of homeowners to announce the filing of a lawsuit in Superior Court Appellate Division challenging decisions by the Department of Environmental Protection DEP to authorize construction of a massive dredge spoil facility to be located on Dock Road in Eagleswood Township Ocean County Keep Reading Report Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center The Dirtiest Power Plants How America s Dirtiest Power Plants Drive Global Warming Pollution America s power plants are among the leading global sources of the dangerous carbon pollution that is fueling global warming Devastating droughts such as the one in California massive wildfires increased threats to coastal areas due to sea level rise and an increase in extreme rainfall are among the impacts that science tells us will become more frequent and severe unless the United States and the world take action now to reduce carbon pollution Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center On Eve of Largest Climate March in History New Jersey Leaders Call for Action on Climate as New Report Reveals State s Most Carbon Polluting Power Plants As international leaders prepare for the UN Climate Summit next week in New York and New Jerseyans prepare to cross the Hudson on Sunday morning for the largest climate march in history a new report shows New Jersey s fossil fuel power plants dump as much carbon pollution into the atmosphere as the entire country of Guatemala Environmental advocates elected officials civic organizations public health groups and clean energy businesses argued the data strengthened the call to march for

    Original URL path: http://environmentnewjersey.org/home?page=13%2C1 (2016-05-01)
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  • Environment New Jersey
    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 New Jerseyans Demand Action on Climate Citizens Speak Out in Favor of RGGI Concerned citizens parents elected officials faith leaders clean energy business owners and environmental advocates gathered today to speak out against a Christie Administration proposal to repeal rules implementing a program to clean up global warming pollution from power plants the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative RGGI Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey On Heels of Federal Proposed Sale of NJ Off Shore Wind Leases Report Shows The Immense Potential for Off Shore Wind off the Jersey Shore On the day the Department of Interior announced the proposed sale of leases for more than 343 000 acres off the Jersey Shore for off shore wind leasing a new report shows New Jersey could reap tremendous environmental and economic benefits from offshore wind of the Shore according to the National Wildlife Federation s report Catching the Wind State Actions Needed to Seize the Golden Opportunity of Atlantic Offshore Wind Power The report analyzes and compares the actions by Atlantic Coast states toward progress on offshore wind with New Jersey in the middle tier on its commitment making offshore wind a reality Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey NJDEP Coastal Rules Blasted for Doubling Down on Development Failing Climate Change Test The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection NJDEP proposed regulations on coastal development the first since Hurricane Sandy were blasted at the final public hearing by environmental organizations and the public Advocates criticized the proposed regulations as failing to account for climate change s impacts including sea level rise and increased storm surges as allowing more high density development and

    Original URL path: http://environmentnewjersey.org/home?page=14%2C1 (2016-05-01)
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  • Environment New Jersey
    tens of thousands of New Jerseyans took the governor to court and won a major legal victory Read more PREV NEXT News Release New report recognizes environmental benefits of electric cars Paramus More than 220 000 electric and plug in hybrid vehicles are on America s roads today delivering real benefits for our health and our environment according to a new report released today by Environment New Jersey In just the last two years annual sales of electric vehicles have increased by 500 percent Keep Reading Report Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center Driving Cleaner America s and New Jersey s dependence on gasoline as a transportation fuel worsens global warming and threatens public health Increasing the use of electric vehicles especially those powered by clean renewable sources of electricity can protect the climate and help get us all off oil More than 220 000 electric vehicles are already on the road in the United States producing far less global warming pollution per mile than their internal combustion engine counterparts Keep Reading Report Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center Wasting Our Waterways Industrial facilities continue to dump more than 5 8 million pounds of toxic chemicals into New Jersey s rivers and streams threatening both the environment and human health According to the U S EPA toxic discharges from industrial facilites are reponsible for polluting more than 17 000 miles of rivers and about 210 000 acres of lakes ponds and estuaries nationwide To curb this massive release of toxic chemicals into our nation s water we must step up Clean Water Action protections for our waterways and require polluters to reduce their use of toxic chemicals Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center Wasting Our Waterways Report Documents More Than 5 8 Million Pounds of Toxic

    Original URL path: http://environmentnewjersey.org/home?page=15%2C1 (2016-05-01)
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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 News Release Environment New Jersey Research Policy Center Gov Christie Trying to Double Down on Climate Inaction The Christie Administration has announced its intention to once again try to stop New Jersey from participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative RGGI that limits dangerous climate changing pollution from power plants despite the New Jersey Legislature twice voting to keep them in place a recent court ruling finding its previous attempt was illegal and overwhelming bipartisan support for pollution limits from New Jersey residents Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey NJ Court Gov Christie Illegally Removed NJ from Climate Change Pollution Rules A New Jersey court ruled this morning that the Christie Administration broke the law when it excused power plants from complying with regulations limiting dangerous climate changing pollution The Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court ruled in favor of Environment New Jersey and the Natural Resources Defense Council in a lawsuit the organizations brought against the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection in 2012 based on the state s removal from from the regulations that implemented the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative RGGI Keep Reading News Release Environment New Jersey With New DRBC Director Announced Rep

    Original URL path: http://environmentnewjersey.org/home?page=16%2C1 (2016-05-01)
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