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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.

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. 

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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.

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Senate Environment & Energy Committee Testimony In Favor of S246

Thank you, Mr. Chairman and to the bill sponsors, Sen. Gordon and Sen. Greenstein. Gas drilling is dirty, dangerous and can only deliver pollution to our drinking water. The Legislature should stand up for clean water and pass this legislation to ban fracking.

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Testimony to the National Park Service Lafayette, New Jersey

Environment New Jersey fully supports the initial decision by the National Park Service to recommend the no build option of the Susquehanna Roseland powerline through the heart of the Delaware Water Gap.

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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.

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