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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.

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News Release | Environment New Jersey

Advocates Call for Halt of Pinelands Nominations To Protect the Integrity of Commissions

The Senate Judiciary Committee will take up Gov. Christie’s effort to replace two members of the Pinelands Commission because they voted “no” on the Pinelands pipeline deal which the Pinelands Commission defeated by an evenly-divided vote last January.  A coalition of advocates for the Pinelands is calling on Senate President Sweeney and the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to deny these nominations.

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News Release | Environment New Jersey

New Jersey Solar Businesses Ready to Roll with Clean Power

Twenty New Jersey solar businesses issued a letter to the White House today, endorsing limits on carbon pollution from power plants and advocating that solar energy become a focal point of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan.

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News 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.

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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.

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