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Saturday, February 16, 2019


gas pipeline, new jersey environment

‘Green’ groups asks Murphy for moratorium on new fossil-fuel infrastructure

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With a dozen natural-gas projects pending in New Jersey, a coalition of environmental groups stepped up calls yesterday for Gov. Phil Murphy [go to article]
smokestacks billowing smoke

Proposed Meadowlands power plant would be NJ’s biggest greenhouse gas polluter

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A controversial, natural gas-fired power plant proposed for the Meadowlands would emit more carbon dioxide and other greenhouse [go to article]
Solar installation on commercial rooftop in Secaucus NJ

More job losses last year for New Jersey’s solar sector, report asserts

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey’s solar sector shed 10 percent of its jobs last year, reflecting a nationwide trend of declining employment [go to article]
electric plug icon

Working with private sector to torque up municipal energy systems

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is aiming to promote private-sector investment in energy-related projects at government-owned facilities [go to article]
Salem nuclear power plant, new jersey

Another expert casts doubt on need for NJ to subsidize nuclear plants

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey should hold off awarding ratepayers’ subsidies to nuclear power plants until a federal agency decides whether to boost [go to article]
New Jersey meadowlands

Gov. Phil Murphy says review of proposed Meadowlands power plant still in early stages

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy remained noncommittal Thursday on whether he supports or disapproves of a proposed gas-fired power plant [go to article]
nj environment news, electric transmission lines

Power execs press electric grid operator for help on revenues

TOM JOHNSON /  NJ SPOTLIGHT - The chief executive officers of three major energy companies are pressing the regional grid operator to move much faster [go to article]
Murphy announces fracking ban

NJ governor wants full fracking ban in the Delaware River Basin

DAVID LEVINSKY / THE INTELLIGENCER - Gov. Phil Murphy voiced his strong support for a full ban on hydraulic gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin [go to article]
Salem Nuclear Power Plant

Rate Counsel says PSEG, Exelon failed to show need for $300m nuclear subsidies

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state should deny $300 million in ratepayer subsidies to PSEG Nuclear and Exelon Generation as the two companies [go to article]
Wind turbines in fog

Betting $1 million on offshore New Jersey wind paid off big time

CHRIS MARTIN / BLOOMBERG - Over the past year, U.S. Wind got calls “every day” to sell a lease the energy company bought for $1 million in 2015 [go to article]

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