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 |2019-02-06T14:17:36-04:00February 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 |2019-01-15T16:19:43-04:00January 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 |2019-01-28T11:34:27-04:00October 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 |2019-01-28T11:34:54-04:00September 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 |2019-01-28T11:35:35-04:00August 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 |2018-07-23T13:04:07-04:00July 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 |2018-06-14T15:29:30-04:00June 14th, 2018|Press|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 |2019-01-28T11:36:44-04:00May 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 |2018-05-14T10:29:45-04:00May 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 |2018-05-07T14:48:57-04:00May 7th, 2018|Press|0 Comments

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