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Trump EPA expected to roll back auto gas mileage standards

TOM KRISHER / AP / NJ HERALD - The Trump administration is expected to announce that it will roll back automobile gas mileage and pollution standards that were a pillar [go to article]
Salem Nuclear Power Plant

PSEG seeks nuclear support on the tail of $4.1 billion clean energy proposal

EMMA FOEHRINGER MERCHANT / GTM - New Jersey’s Public Service Enterprise Group this week doubled down on claims that only state subsidies can save its three nuclear power [go to article]
Penneast pipeline, new jersey environment news

Pipeline conflict heats up: Landowners vow to fight PennEast on eminent domain

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Tim Seggerman wanted to retire to a custom-built house in the woods of Hunterdon County where he could enjoy the rural peace [go to article]
RGGI new jersey

The Northeast U.S. has a carbon-trading system. It is boosting, not hurting, state economies.

DAVID ROBERTS / VOX - When climate hawks fantasize about climate policy, they tend to imagine a sweeping, economy-wide carbon tax, set at a high and rising rate [go to article]
new jersey solar power, wind energy

Opinion: Catapulting New Jersey into the clean energy future

DALE BRYK / NRDC - The New Jersey legislature is about to lay the foundation for the thriving clean energy economy that Governor Murphy envisioned in this campaign promise [go to article]
electric towers and wires

JCP&L wants approval for $400m upgrades to its grid

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Jersey Central Power & Light is asking state regulators to approve a four-year, $400 million spending plan to upgrade its electric grid [go to article]

Environmentalists call for halt to NJ offshore drilling

MICHAEL ARON / NJTV NEWS - “Madness” and “ridiculous” were words used at Wednesday’s news conference on the Asbury Park Boardwalk [go to article]
New Jersey meadowlands

Permits issued for controversial power plant

CAITLIN MOTA / NJ.COM - A controversial plan to build a gas-fired power plant in North Bergen has been issued its first set of permits from the state [go to article]
wind turbine, new jersey energy

Opinion: New Jersey’s clean energy answer is blowin’ in offshore wind

JOSEPH L. FIORDALISO / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Governor-elect Phil Murphy is committed to increasing electricity generated from clean energy to 100 percent by 2050 [go to article]
Electric car charger

Switching to electric cars is key to fixing America’s ‘critically insufficient’ climate policies

DANA NUCCITELLI / GUARDIAN - In order to meet its share of the carbon pollution cuts needed to achieve the 2°C Paris international climate target, America’s policies [go to article]

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