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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.

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Report | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

Star Power: The Growing Role of Solar Energy in New Jersey

Our new report shows that tapping just a fraction of our state’s solar potential will yield tremendous benefits for our lives, our environment and our children’s future. The report also demonstrates that the rapid growth of solar makes goals what once seemed ambitious readily achievable.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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