Press Release: Jersey Renews Coalition Calls for a Recovery Budget That Centers Climate, Communities and Workers

For Immediate Release: September 17th, 2020 Contact: Berenice Tompkins, cell: 914-564-3094 Trenton - Jersey Renews, a coalition of over sixty labor, environmental, and community organizations, released a letter today to guide the FY21 budget. We believe that New Jersey does not have to choose between recovering from COVID-19 and addressing pollution and climate change -- [...]

By |2020-09-17T17:26:52-04:00September 17th, 2020|News, Press, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Press Release: Ahead of Budget, Jersey Renews Charts Path To a Just, Green Recovery for NJ

Jersey Renews Coalition, including labor, faith, community and environmental voices and hundreds of thousands of members, advocates for key recovery programs ahead of FY21 Budget Contact: Berenice Tompkins, Campaign Coordinator, Jersey Renews, 914-564-3094, btompkins@njwec.org Doug O’Malley, Director, Environment New Jersey, 917-449-6812, domalley@environmentnewjersey.org Deb Coyle McFadden, Executive Director, NJWEC, 609-882-6736, dcoyle@njwec.org   MEDIA RELEASE   Ahead [...]

By |2020-08-20T20:00:01-04:00August 20th, 2020|Press|0 Comments

Press Release: New Jersey Joins 15-State Truck Electrification Pact, Committing to Lead On Air Pollution and Climate Change 

For Immediate Release:  July 14th, 2020 Contact: Berenice Tompkins, Cell: 914-564-3094 New Jersey Joins 15-State Truck Electrification Pact, Committing to Lead On Air Pollution and Climate Change  Truck Electrification Will Be Focus For RGGI Funds, Pact Follows CA’s Lead on Electric Trucks Trenton -- Today New Jersey was one of fifteen states to release an [...]

By |2020-07-14T16:41:48-04:00July 14th, 2020|Electrify Opinion, ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Press Release: Jersey Renews Releases Roadmap Toward a Just, Green Recovery

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 25, 12 p.m.   Contact: Berenice Tompkins, Jersey Renews Organizer, 914-564-3094, btompkins@njwec.org Doug O’Malley, Director, Environment NJ, 917-449-6812, domalley@environmentnewjersey.org Debra Coyle McFadden, Executive Director, Work Environment Council of NJ, 609-707-1320 Email: dcoyle@njwec.org Recovery for All: Jersey Renews Releases Roadmap for a Just, Green Recovery to Guide Planning Report Centers Recommendations [...]

By |2020-07-14T16:50:00-04:00June 25th, 2020|Press, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Black Lives Matter

Last Friday, June 19th, 2020 -- also known as Juneteenth -- marked the 155th anniversary of the United States officially proclaiming an end to slavery. Yet this year, in 2020, Black Americans are still having to fight for liberation from systematized brutality here in New Jersey and across the country. Jersey Renews stands with the [...]

By |2020-07-14T16:27:04-04:00June 23rd, 2020|Press, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Press Release: “Big Win for Offshore Wind,” Says Jersey Renews as Murphy Administration Announces Development of NJ Wind Port

For Immediate Release: June 16, 2020 Contact: Berenice Tompkins, NJ Work Environment Council, (914) 564-3094 “Big Win for Offshore Wind,” Says Jersey Renews as Murphy Administration Announces Development of New Jersey Wind Port Trenton - Today, Governor Murphy announced the development of the New Jersey Wind Port, the first port in the country to be built [...]

By |2020-07-14T16:26:39-04:00June 16th, 2020|News, Press, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Op-Ed: Transit Equity Day – New Jersey Must Create a Transportation System Accessible for All

By: Orlando Riley, Chairman, Amalgamated Transit Union NJ State Council & Norah Langweiler, Jersey Renews Campaign Organizer, New Jersey Work Environment Council New Jersey suffers from dual problems associated with the same root cause: poor air quality and some of the worst traffic congestion and longest commutes in the country. The cause of this issue [...]

By |2020-02-04T12:27:26-05:00February 4th, 2020|Electrify Opinion, ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Press Release: Jersey Renews Hosts A Day of Action in Support of Electric Vehicles Lobby Day to Urge the Passing of S2252/A4819

For Immediate Release: November 25, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, (609) 214-5110 Trenton, NJ - Today, Jersey Renews hosted a day of action to urge legislators to pass the electric vehicle bill S2252/A4819. Supporters gathered in the State House Annex to promote a just transition to an electrified transit system in New Jersey. With [...]

By |2019-12-04T08:07:52-05:00November 25th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Press Release: Gov. Murphy Renews Commitment to Clean Energy Increases Offshore Wind Goal to 7500MW by 2035

For Immediate Release: November 19, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 Jersey City - On Tuesday, November 19, Governor Murphy appeared with former Vice President Al Gore to announce an increase of New Jersey’s offshore wind commitment to 7500 megawatts by 2035. This is a marked increase to the original goal of [...]

By |2019-11-19T15:51:59-05:00November 19th, 2019|Press|0 Comments

Memo to NJ Transit: Fix bus service or face continuing decline in riders

"NJ Transit must make sweeping updates to its bus operations or face the continuation of a decade-long decline in riders on its most used mass transit service. “More customers ride bus than rail; however, bus does not get the attention it deserves,” said Janna Chernetz, deputy director of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign, which released [...]

By |2019-10-31T11:16:32-04:00October 30th, 2019|Press|0 Comments

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