Statement on Gov. Murphy 2020 Budget Address

For Immediate Release: March 5, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, (609) 214-5110 Governor Murphy gave his 2020 Budget Address this afternoon, a far-ranging speech on opportunities for growth and change that will ensure a secure future for New Jerseyans. We are glad to hear to the governor is planning to invest in New Jersey [...]

By | 2019-03-05T15:53:11-04:00 March 5th, 2019|Press|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

RE: THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND PEAK DEMAND REDUCTION PROGRAMS

State of New Jersey Board of Public Utilities 44 South Clinton Ave, 3rdFloor, suite 314 P.O. Box 350 Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0350 RE: THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND PEAK DEMAND REDUCTION PROGRAMS Dear Secretary Camacho-Welch: Jersey Renews is pleased to submit these comments on behalf of its member organizations and the undersigned to the [...]

By | 2019-02-26T16:06:23-04:00 February 26th, 2019|Press|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

State of the State: Renewables are on the Rise

For Immediate Release:January 15, 2019 Contact:Norah Langweiler, New Jersey Work Environment Council, (609) 214-5110 Governor Murphy struck an optimistic tone in his State of the State earlier today. Jersey Renews appreciates the governor for highlighting the importance of sensible policy and the need to develop an economic engine to ensure that New Jersey is a [...]

By | 2019-01-15T16:19:43-04:00 January 15th, 2019|Press|0 Comments

Press Release: Electric Bus Report Bolsters Call to Electrify NJ Transit Bus Fleet Statewide Coalition Advocates for Transit Electrification, Transparency, and Fewer Emissions at Energy Master Plan Hearing

For Immediate Release: October 10, 2018 Contact: Doug O’Malley, Environment New Jersey, (609) 392-5151 Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, (609) 214-5110 Electric Bus Report Bolsters Call to Electrify NJ Transit Bus Fleet Statewide Coalition Advocates for Transit Electrification, Transparency, and Fewer Emissions at Energy Master Plan Hearing Newark – If New Jersey Transit transitioned [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:34:27-04:00 October 19th, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Press Release: On Eve of Global Climate Summit, Jersey Renews Joins Other State Leaders To Call for Electrification of State Transit Bus Fleets To Fight Air Pollution & Climate Change

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Contact: Doug O’Malley, domalley@environmentnewjersey.org, Cell: 917-449-6812 On Eve of Global Climate Summit, Jersey Renews Joins Other State Leaders To Call for Electrification of State Transit Bus Fleets To Fight Air Pollution & Climate Change Burlingame, CA – Jersey Renews partners, including Environment New Jersey, GreenFaith and Jobs [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:34:54-04:00 September 11th, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Trump Administration Pushing for Clean Car Rollbacks, Stunting State’s Ability to Enforce Stricter Regulations

This week, the Trump administration has begun efforts to rollback Clean Car Standards and reduce the agency of states to create their own, more intensive regulations for vehicle emissions like the California Clean Cars Program, of which New Jersey is a part. The transportation sector is the largest source of pollution in the country. In [...]

By | 2019-01-28T11:35:35-04:00 August 3rd, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Press Release: Labor, Faith & Enviro Leaders Urge NJ To Continue Moving Forward on Offshore Wind at NJBPU Hearing

For Immediate Release: July 19, 2018 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, (609) 214-5110 Time for Turbines: Labor, Faith & Enviro Leaders Urge NJ To  Continue Moving Forward on Offshore Wind at NJBPU Hearing Trenton – This morning, Jersey Renews, represented by a number of advocates from the diverse coalition of more than 60 labor, faith, and [...]

By | 2018-07-23T13:04:07-04:00 July 18th, 2018|Press|0 Comments

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

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