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.

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.

News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

Report: 20 Percent Solar in Reach for New Jersey

Solar power is growing so fast in New Jersey that goals once considered ambitious are now seen as readily achievable, according to a new report by Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center.

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.

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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