Jersey Renews Statement on Murphy Admin’s Green Light for VW Settlement & EV Partnership

For Immediate Release: June 3, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 Murphy Administration Gives Green Lights for VW Settlement & EV Partnership Trenton – The following is a statement from Norah Langweiler, Jersey Renews campaign organizer. "The announcements today from Governor Murphy and NJDEP are important steps forward in the electrification of [...]

By | 2019-06-03T17:28:26-04:00 June 3rd, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Electric Vehicles Mean Good Jobs, Cleaner Air, Healthier Children Mean Stronger Paterson According to Mayor Andre Sayegh, GreenFaith Say

PATERSON, NJ - More than 60 elected officials, members of the clergy, and local residents enjoyed bright sunshine as they viewed and learned the benefits of the more than one dozen electric cars, as well as a hybrid vehicle that runs on both gasoline and a battery, on display in the parking lot Paterson’s historic [...]

By | 2019-05-13T10:57:03-04:00 May 9th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Event Recap: Electric Vehicle Blessing with Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh, GreenFaith, & Jersey Renews

On Wednesday, May 8, Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh and Councilman Luis Velez joined Jersey Renews as partners GreenFaith, NJ Work Environment Council, and Environment New Jersey at the Calvary Baptist Church for an electric vehicle blessing on a sunny afternoon. Led by Rev. Dr. Randall Lassiter, Senior Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, leaders of [...]

By | 2019-06-03T10:36:55-04:00 May 9th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

Press Release: Paterson Mayor and Local Legislators Join African-American Pastors in Calling for Passage of Electric Vehicle Legislation

For Immediate Release: May 8, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 Brett Nadrich, Communications Director, GreenFaith, brett@greenfaith.org (+1-732-588-6162) Paterson, NJ — On Wednesday, May 8, one week before an expected pivotal vote on S2252/A4819 (an omnibus bill to develop incentives and infrastructure for electric transportation across New Jersey), city and state government officials [...]

By | 2019-05-13T10:57:48-04:00 May 8th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Event Recap: Jersey City is Leading the Way on Electric Vehicles

On Tuesday, April 23, Jersey Renews and Environment New Jersey joined Jersey City to celebrate Earth Day with a call to state legislators to pass S2252/A4819 which addresses pollution from cars, trucks, and buses in New Jersey via investment in electric vehicle infrastructure. Mayor Steven Fulop, Ward E Councilman James Solomon, Ward B Councilwoman [...]

By | 2019-05-14T10:00:06-04:00 April 24th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

Event Recap: Glassboro is ready for Electric Vehicles

On Earth Day, Monday, April 22, Jersey Renews and Environment New Jersey partnered with the City of Glassboro to host an electric vehicle ride and drive. Mayor John Wallace III welcomed the crowd to his city and pledged to support initiatives, like S2252/A4819, the electric vehicle bill currently making its way through the assembly, [...]

By | 2019-05-14T09:57:39-04:00 April 23rd, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

Press Release: VW Funds for Electrification of Transportation is a Good Start, Still Far to Go

For Immediate Release: March 4, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 Trenton – On Thursday the Department of Environmental Protection announced allocations for the first round of VW settlement funding. The funds were made available to all states as a result of federal action against Volkswagen for fraudulent emissions reports. New Jersey [...]

By | 2019-03-05T15:52:05-04:00 March 4th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Transit Equity Day 2019 Recap

On Monday, February 4 Jersey Renews partnered with the Amalgamated Transit Union for the second year to celebrate Transit Equity Day. Together with Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh and allies like NJ Work Environment Council, Tri-State Transportation Campaign, Environment New Jersey, Working Families, and Clean Water Action, Transit Equity Day is a national day of action [...]

By | 2019-03-13T14:01:29-04:00 February 6th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

Press Release: Transit Equity Rally in Paterson – Workers & Community Members Advocate for Accessible Public Transit Run on Clean, Renewable Energy

For Immediate Release: Feb 4, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 Paterson, NJ – Several dozen people gathered at City Hall on Monday, February 4 to show support for the electrification of New Jersey’s transportation system. The event, organized by Jersey Renews in partnership with the Amalgamated Transit Union, brought together a [...]

By | 2019-02-06T14:17:36-04:00 February 4th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

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