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NJ Senate revives Weinberg’s oil train transparency bill Chris Christie vetoed

CURTIS TATE / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The New Jersey Senate Transportation Committee approved an oil train transparency bill on Monday, reviving an effort [go to article]
Offshore oil drilling rig

Murphy, other N.J. politicians make last pitch against Trump oil drilling proposal

JONATHAN D. SALANT / NJ.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy and the entire 14-member New Jersey congressional delegation stood in unison Friday in opposition [go to article]
Solar Panels

Community solar shares the sun, savings on electric bills

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - It is perhaps the fastest-growing segment of the solar sector, but not in New Jersey, a state that has embraced the technology [go to article]
pipeline, energy, natural gas, new jersey

Hunterdon County freeholders join legal fight against PennEast

MIKE DEAK / MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - The Hunterdon County freeholders have joined the legal fight to challenge PennEast's use of eminent domain to acquire private property [go to article]
Wind energy

Wind energy eyes restart in N.J. with Gov. Phil Murphy in office

ANDREW MAYKUTH / PHILLY.COM - After building New Jersey’s only wind-energy complex here in 2005, Paul J. Gallagher teamed up with a group of commercial [go to article]
electric towers and wires

Judge blocks JCP&L high-voltage line, rebukes utility on project plan

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - An administrative law judge yesterday rejected a $111 million, 10-mile, high-voltage line by Jersey Central Power & Light [go to article]
solar field, New Jersey, energy

Why the Northeast could soon rival California on energy storage

ELIZABETH MCGOWAN / ENERGY NEWS NETWORK - While California and other solar-heavy states are leading on energy storage targets [go to article]
Electric car charger

Plugging away at climate change with electric vehicles, chargers

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state's transportation sector is the state's biggest contributor to greenhouse-gas pollution, but getting more EVs [go to article]
New Jersey environment, energy, electricity

State still not sold on smart metering for utility customers

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is still having a lot of trouble making a decision about smart meters and whether they would benefit millions of utility customers [go to article]
Wind energy turbine construction workers

Editorial: The answer – partly – is indeed blowing in the wind

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - Well that was … disappointing. Green-energy advocates have been anxious to see what types of pro-environment initiatives Gov. Phil Murphy [go to article]

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