News Article • 1/14/2021 • by Ed Potosnak at NJ.com
Local governments have the ability to create stormwater utilities and the assessed revenue is dedicated and must be spent upgrading and maintaining infrastructure and controlling flooding.
News Article • 12/21/2020 • by Ed Potosnak at spotlight nj
TCI can be used in a variety of ways, for funding New Jersey Transit to help transition to electric vehicles by building out electric car-, bus-,van- and truck-charging infrastructure.
News Article • 10/26/2020 • by Ed Potosnak at NJ.com
The evidence is clear that burning fossil fuels releases greenhouse gases into the air, causing our planet to get warmer and our climate to change.
News Article • 9/30/2020 • by Lee Clark at Black Star News
Potentially major polluting projects are now subject to an environmental justice impacts assessment by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and input from local residents.
News Article • 9/22/2020 • by Ed Potosnak at NJ.com
The Wind Port will address both reducing New Jersey’s reliance on dirty energy sources and creating employment opportunities for folks in underserved communities.
News Article • 6/15/2020 • by Ed Potosnak at NJ.com
New Jersey can create a prosperous future for all by focusing on energy efficiency and a green jobs recovery. These good, local jobs cannot be outsourced and will provide a fair wage that can sustain a middle-class lifestyle.
News Article • 5/27/2020 • by ED POTOSNAK, ADRIENNE VICARI, JEFF COLELLA at NJ.com
Our waterways face threats from industrial waste, polluted runoff, pesticides, and aging pipes. Also, last year over 40 lakes were devastated by toxic, hazardous algal blooms (HABs) caused by polluted stormwater runoff.
News Article • 5/21/2020 • by Ed Potosnak at Roxbury Register
A stormwater utility would raise the funds to pay for green infrastructure projects to manage stormwater by intercepting pollutants before they enter our lakes. These funds cannot be diverted to a municipality’s general fund and are legally dedicated.
News Article • 4/22/2020 • by Ed Potosnak at Asbury Park Press
The Energy Master Plan (EMP) unveiled on Jan. 27 of this year stands out as our leading environmental achievement. It outlines key strategies to reach the administration’s goal of 100% clean energy by 2050, an objective 75 percent of New Jerseyans support. The EMP provides a blueprint for New Jersey’s clean energy future, incorporating Governor Murphy’s bold offshore wind, energy storage and community solar goals.
News Article • 4/9/2020 • by Ed Potosnak at NJ.com
The group of 12 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states plus the District of Columbia have come together to modernize transportation systems and make it easier for everyone to get around and at the same time, shrink pollution, and unhealthy carbon emissions.