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Monday, April 23, 2018


new jersey solar power, wind energy

The latest state to get serious about climate change is … New Jersey?

DAVID ROBERTS / VOX - US climate hawks have not had much to celebrate lately, with the Trump administration lurching backward and states finding it more difficult [go to article]
Offshore oil drilling rig

Phil Murphy signs bill banning offshore drilling in New Jersey

CHRISTIAN HETRICK / OBSERVER - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill into a law on Friday to ban offshore drilling in state waters, hindering President Trump’s plan [go to article]
pipeline, new jersey environment

PSE&G wants BPU to OK $1.6B plan to upgrade gas pipelines

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Public Service Electric & Gas has reached agreement with state regulators to spend $1.6 billion to replace much of its aging gas pipeline [go to article]
Salem nuclear power plant, new jersey

Environmentalists and nuclear power? It’s complicated

BRAD PLUMER / NY TIMES - Historically, environmental groups in the United States haven’t been big fans of nuclear power. But in recent years, the threat [go to article]
Wind energy turbine construction workers

4 states get over 30 percent of power from wind — and all lean...

NICHOLAS KUSNETZ / INSIDECLIMATE NEWS - A new report underscores that even as Republican leaders remain resistant or even hostile to action on climate change [go to article]
pipeline, new jersey environment

FERC reviews its policies for approving natural-gas pipelines

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The federal government is opening a review on whether its policies governing approval of interstate natural-gas pipelines should be revamped [go to article]
smokestacks billowing smoke

It may take more than year for New Jersey to rejoin RGGI climate pact

PHIL GREGORY / WHYY - Gov. Phil Murphy wants New Jersey to rejoin the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative [go to article]
Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey

Analysts: New Jersey’s early RGGI exit cost the state millions

ELIZABETH MCGOWAN / ENERGY NEWS NETWORK - New Jersey forfeited the opportunity to pump at least $62 million—and perhaps as much as $154 million [go to article]
Oyster Creek nuclear plant new jersey

With nuke plant shutting down, N.J. community inherits 1.7M pounds of waste

CATALINA JARAMILLO / WHYY - As nuclear power plants around the country continue to shut down — 20 reactors are already on their way out, and several more [go to article]
PennEast Pipeline protest

New Jersey homeowners fight gas pipeline in federal court

REBECCA IBARRA / WNYC - New Jersey landowners, environmental groups and the state's attorney general continue to fight a gas pipeline that would run from eastern [go to article]

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