New Jersey Just Made History: BPU Announces Winner of 1,100 MW Offshore Wind Solicitation

For Immediate Release: June 21, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 New Jersey Just Made History BPU Announces Winner of 1,100 MW Offshore Wind Solicitation Trenton - Today, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities announced Orsted/OceanWind as the winner of the first round of solicitations to build offshore wind turbines on [...]

By | 2019-06-21T12:55:29-04:00 June 21st, 2019|Press|0 Comments

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

Jersey Renews Attends Roundtable with Congressman Pallone

On Wednesday, May 29, Jersey Renews participated in a roundtable session hosted by Congressman Frank Pallone to discuss the Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act, a bill that allocates funding to improve broadband, water, clean energy, and healthcare infrastructure as well as funding to make brownfield redevelopment more flexible. More than two dozen organizations attended [...]

By | 2019-06-03T10:38:47-04:00 May 30th, 2019|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

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

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

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