Letter Urging Governor Murphy’s Administration to Take Swift and Transparent Action on Federal Infrastructure Funds

Many Jersey Renews members joined this sign-on letter urging Governor Murphy's administration to take swift and transparent action on federal infrastructure funds and demanding a commitment to rapid climate pollution reductions and equitable investments.

2022-06-10T16:21:05-04:00June 10th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Letter Urging Governor Murphy’s Administration to Take Swift and Transparent Action on Federal Infrastructure Funds

Biden Administration Announces NY Bight Offshore Wind Lease Auction

For Immediate Release: January 12, 2022Contact:Deb Coyle McFadden, Executive Director, NJ Work Environment Council, dcoyle@njwec.org Cell: 609-707-1320Doug O’Malley, Director, Environment New Jersey, domalley@environmentnewjersey.org, Cell: 917-449-6812Biden Administration Announces NY Bight Offshore Wind Lease AuctionAction Will Open Up 480,000 Acres to Offshore Wind Off the Jersey ShoreTrenton – Today, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced [...]

2022-01-28T14:23:20-05:00January 12th, 2022|Jersey Renews Statements, News, Offshore Wind, Press|Comments Off on Biden Administration Announces NY Bight Offshore Wind Lease Auction

Big News for the Green Economy: 2nd Offshore Wind Award Announced

Photo Credit Luke Gordon Today, June 30, 2021, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities announced the winners of the second offshore wind solicitation of 2,658 megawatts to and Atlantic Shores for construction of wind turbines off the Jersey Shore. The projects will create approximately 7,000 good paying jobs across the state [...]

2022-01-11T08:53:41-05:00June 30th, 2021|Jersey Renews Statements, News, Offshore Wind, Press|Comments Off on Big News for the Green Economy: 2nd Offshore Wind Award Announced

Legislators Push to End Raids to NJ Transit & Clean Energy Fund

For Immediate Release: June 21st, 2021 Contact: Janna Chernetz, Tri-State Transportation Campaign, 908-208-0083, janna@tstc.org Doug O’Malley, Environment NJ, 917-449-6812, domalley@environmentnewjersey.org David Pringle, Clean Water Action, 908-967-1672, dpringle1988@gmail.com Deb Coyle, NJ Work Environment Council, 609-707-1320, dcoyle@njwec.org Legislators Push to End Raids to NJ Transit & Clean Energy Fund Trenton, NJ -- As state leaders finalize [...]

2021-06-21T17:15:17-04:00June 21st, 2021|News, Press|Comments Off on Legislators Push to End Raids to NJ Transit & Clean Energy Fund

Press Statement: Sen. Weinberg Sponsors Budget Resolutions Supporting Full Transit Funding & An End to Clean Energy Fund Raids

Sen. Loretta Weinberg proposed two budget resolutions yesterday in support of full funding for New Jersey Transit and an end to Clean Energy Fund raids, which she outlined in a statement issued early last week (The full statement can be viewed here.) The full FY22 state budget must be finalized and approved by the end [...]

2021-06-09T19:06:50-04:00June 8th, 2021|News, Press, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Press Statement: Sen. Weinberg Sponsors Budget Resolutions Supporting Full Transit Funding & An End to Clean Energy Fund Raids

Press Statement: Jersey Renews Thanks Sen. Loretta Weinberg for Supporting Full Transit Funding & An End to Clean Energy Fund Raids

For Immediate Release: June 2, 2021 Contact: Berenice Tompkins, 914-564-3094, btompkins@njwec.org Sen. Loretta Weinberg issued the below statement in support of full funding for New Jersey Transit and an end to Clean Energy Fund raids. (The full statement can also be viewed here.) The full FY22 state budget must be finalized and approved by the [...]

2021-06-02T12:35:51-04:00June 2nd, 2021|News, Press|Comments Off on Press Statement: Jersey Renews Thanks Sen. Loretta Weinberg for Supporting Full Transit Funding & An End to Clean Energy Fund Raids

Press Statement: Biden Administration Accelerates NJ Wind and “Good, Union Jobs”

Top officials in the Biden Administration announced a set of actions to support rapid expansion of offshore wind energy, with a primary goal of creating “tens of thousands of high-paying, union jobs.” Nationwide, the Administration plans to offer $3 billion in loan guarantees for offshore wind projects and has set a target to deploy 30,000 [...]

2022-01-11T08:54:52-05:00March 30th, 2021|Jersey Renews Statements, News, Offshore Wind, Press|Comments Off on Press Statement: Biden Administration Accelerates NJ Wind and “Good, Union Jobs”

Murphy Urged to End NJ Transit, Clean Energy Fund Diversions

Originally published in New Jersey 101.5 TRENTON — In advance of Gov. Phil Murphy’s budget plan being proposed Tuesday, groups have begun publicly pressing for him to end longstanding budget practices that shortchange priorities. Among the issues on that lengthy list are NJ Transit, which uses money from its capital program to pay operating costs, [...]

2021-02-25T18:08:51-05:00February 22nd, 2021|News, Press|Comments Off on Murphy Urged to End NJ Transit, Clean Energy Fund Diversions

Stop raiding Clean Energy Funds to plug holes in NJ Transit budget, advocates say to Murphy

Originally published by NJ.com: https://www.nj.com/news/2021/02/stop-raiding-clean-energy-funds-to-plug-holes-in-nj-transit-budget-advocates-say-to-murphy.html Stop raiding Clean Energy Funds to plug holes in NJ Transit budget, advocates say to Murphy Updated Feb 17, 2021; Posted Feb 17, 2021 By Larry Higgs | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Are two “green” goals competing with each other for funds in the state? A group of transit, environment and [...]

2021-07-16T15:03:29-04:00February 17th, 2021|News, Press|Comments Off on Stop raiding Clean Energy Funds to plug holes in NJ Transit budget, advocates say to Murphy

Press Statement: New Office on Climate Action Could Help Build the Just, Green Economy New Jersey Needs Now

Statement from Berenice Tompkins, Jersey Renews Organizer, NJ Work Environment Council  Newark - Today, Governor Murphy appeared alongside labor and community advocates to announce the launch of New Jersey’s Office on Climate Action and the Green Economy. The new office, to be headed by Jane Cohen, will coordinate clean energy and emissions reduction projects and [...]

2021-02-16T15:04:32-05:00February 16th, 2021|News, Press|Comments Off on Press Statement: New Office on Climate Action Could Help Build the Just, Green Economy New Jersey Needs Now

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