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Press Release: Labor, Environment, & Faith Leaders Demand Electrification of NJ Transit Fleet

For Immediate Release: June 13, 2018 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 Electrification Now: Labor, Environment, & Faith Leaders Demand Electrification of NJ Transit Fleet Newark, NJ –On Wednesday, June 13 the Jersey Renews coalition, represented by a crew of delegates from the broad and varied base of supporters, testified at the NJ [...]

By | 2018-06-14T15:29:30-04:00 June 14th, 2018|Press|0 Comments

Event Recap: Electric Vehicle Blessing

On Monday, May 21, more than 20 Newark clergy and more than 50 other community members gathered at Mount Olivet Baptist Church to bless electric vehicles and for a symposium about the public health and environmental benefits of electric transportation. Local pastors Rev. Ronald Tuff and Pastor Bryant R. Ali led an Electric Vehicle [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:36:11-04:00 May 24th, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

ADVOCACY ALERT: 3 Bills to Reduce Emissions with Electric Vehicles

Jersey Renews has three top goals: reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing clean energy infrastructure, and ensuring good, family-sustaining jobs. In New Jersey, nearly 50% of all greenhouse gas emissions come from the transportation sector. Light-duty vehicles, like the standard family car, are the dominant source of transportation emissions but heavy-duty vehicles, like diesel trucks [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:36:44-04:00 May 22nd, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Jersey Renews Launches Business Affiliates

Press Release For Immediate Release: May 14, 2018 Contact: Dan Fatton, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 Jersey Renews Launches Business Affiliates: Business Community Joins Labor, Faith, & Environmental Organizations Demanding State Action on Climate Change Trenton, NJ - Jersey Renews announced endorsements of its platform from [...]

By | 2018-05-14T10:29:45-04:00 May 14th, 2018|Press|0 Comments

Op-Ed: Workers and Environmentalists Stand in Solidarity on Climate

"The Trump administration has taken significant steps backward on climate policies from abandoning the Paris climate agreement to loosening emissions regulations on vehicles to removing the word “science” from the EPA’s mission statement altogether. But the science of climate change cannot be scrubbed so easily. As the effects of climate change become a reality, we [...]

By | 2018-05-07T14:48:57-04:00 May 7th, 2018|Press|0 Comments

Event Recap: Workers’ Memorial Day

On Sunday, April 22, Several hundred workers and allies attended the Workers' Memorial Day rally and march through New Brunswick, earning cheers and solidarity fists as they marched along their route through residential and commercial districts of the city. Jersey Renews partnered with New Labor, the New Jersey Work Environment Council, and United Steelworkers to [...]

By | 2018-05-22T10:18:26-04:00 April 24th, 2018|Events|0 Comments

Workers’ Memorial Day | Sun, April 22

Each year, thousands of workers are killed and millions more are injured or gotten sick from their jobs. Workers’ Memorial Day is a time to remember those who have been injured or killed on the job and to reinvigorate our efforts for safe and healthy workplaces. The very real impact climate change is already [...]

By | 2018-03-23T19:47:20-04:00 March 21st, 2018|Events|0 Comments

Event Recap: Jersey City is Hopping on the Transit Electrification Train

On Tuesday, February 6, Jersey Renews partnered with the Amalgamated Transit Union, New Jersey Working Families Alliance and other allies to host a rally in Jersey City on electrification of transit as part of Transit Equity Day, a national day of action organized by The Labor Network for Sustainability. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:38:16-04:00 February 7th, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

On Transit Equity Day, Jersey City issues request for proposals to go electric

In the near future, Jersey City residents that ditch their traditional carbon-emitting vehicle engines in favor of electric vehicles may have the option to charge their batteries right within their own neighborhoods in light of a new request for proposals issued by the city. Mayor Steven Fulop announced today at a City Hall press conference [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:39:01-04:00 February 7th, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

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