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Saturday, December 14, 2019


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]
Solar panels on rooftop in Secaucus NJ

Companies are riding the renewable energy wave but skipping other energy-saving measures

KEN SILVERSTEIN / FORBES - Sun Chemical is now deploying onsite and offsite renewable energy programs as a way to cut electricity costs and to improve environmental [go to article]
pipeline, new jersey environment news

NJDEP asks feds for stay of PennEast pipeline approval

CHRISTINA TATU / MORNING CALL - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the Delaware and Raritan Canal Commission have requested [go to article]
PennEast Pipeline protest sign

DRBC seeks to block PennEast from cutting trees along pipeline route

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The Delaware River Basin Commission asked a federal regulator to prevent PennEast cutting trees in the basin before it issues any approval [go to article]
solar field, New Jersey, energy

Transition to Cleaner energy won’t need big rise in spending, NJ’s consultant suggests

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state unveiled its most explicit road map yet for how New Jersey will achieve a 100% clean-energy future, a projection [go to article]
Raritan Bay pipeline - Northeast Enhancement

Firm to reapply for permits to build PA-NJ-New York City gas pipeline

AP - An Oklahoma company says it will reapply to build a hotly contested pipeline that would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania through New Jersey, and under a bay [go to article]
pipeline, new jersey environment news

Pinelands Commission says South Jersey Gas pipeline approval void

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The Pinelands Commission has notified South Jersey Gas its approval to build a pipeline from Maurice River Township [go to article]
offshore wind energy, new jersey environment news

Is long wait for offshore-wind financing mechanism over?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is finally moving to adopt crucial regulations to spur development of offshore wind farms of along the Jersey coast [go to article]
Salem Nuclear Power Plant

NJ files new legislation recognizing nuclear benefits

WORLD NUCLEAR NEWS - New Jersey legislators have filed an amended version of a bill that would recognise the environmental and fuel diversity attributes [go to article]
New Jersey meadowlands

New power plant for Meadowlands? Company wants to make electricity in NJ for NYC

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A California company is seeking state approval to build one of the largest power plants in New Jersey, a $1.5 billion natural-gas-fueled [go to article]

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