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new jersey solar power, wind energy

State’s new-look energy plan is delayed, now expected in December

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is pushing back adoption of a presumably radically revamped Energy Master Plan until the end of year [go to article]
Salem Nuclear Power Plant

New Jersey approves $300 million in nuclear subsidies; PSEG had threatened to close reactors

ANDREW MAYKUTH / PHILLY.COM - With the state’s nuclear reactors under imminent threat of closure, New Jersey regulators on Thursday voted to approve $300 million in ratepayer [go to article]

NJ joins other states to block Trump attack on Clean Water Act

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey is joining with 13 other states and the District of Columbia to oppose the rollback of a key provision of the Clean Water Act [go to article]
Salem nuclear power plant, new jersey

As decision on nuclear subsidies nears, where is consultant’s report?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With a decision seemingly imminent, several groups yesterday urged a consultant’s report be made public on whether three nuclear plants [go to article]
Salem Nuclear Power Plant

Critics slam PSEG’s notice of nuclear shutdown on eve of subsidy decision

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Two days before it learns whether its nuclear plants will win lucrative subsidies, PSEG Nuclear filed notices with regulatory authorities [go to article]
new jersey environment news, Trump

Trump aims to speed pipeline projects by limiting state environmental reviews

NICHOLAS KUSNETZ / INSIDECLIMATENEWS.ORG - President Trump signed a pair of executive orders Wednesday that aim to speed approval and construction of fossil fuel [go to article]
New York Harbor, Manhattan

$119 Billion plan to protect NY/NJ from another Sandy raises concerns over impact, cost

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Despite its enormous price tag and concerns about its environmental impact, the federal government is still considering a project [go to article]
water drop

Learn how changes to the Clean Water Act could hurt your region before it’s...

KAITLIN SULLIVAN / POPULAR SCIENCE - The Environmental Protection Agency has made moves to shrink national water protections for two years [go to article]
pipeline, energy, natural gas, new jersey

Trump EO would stop states from using water quality to block pipelines

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - President Donald Trump issued an executive order this week to hinder states from blocking unwanted oil and natural-gas pipelines [go to article]

Murphy touts progress on green energy. Is it enough?

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS - Gov. Phil Murphy and his top Board of Public Utilities executive touted a year’s worth of green energy triumphs [go to article]

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