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Friday, April 19, 2019

Politics & Policy

New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton

Democrats want New Jersey back in regional climate change pact

PHIL GREGORY / WHYY - In 2011, then Governor Christie, a Republican, pulled New Jersey out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and vetoed three [go to article]
Solar installation on commercial rooftop in Secaucus NJ

Trump’s import tariffs cast a dark cloud over local solar installers

NICHOLAS PUGLIESE / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Philadelphia solar installers on Tuesday said the Trump administration’s imposition of 30 percent tariffs [go to article]
Solar panels on rooftop in Secaucus NJ

Trump’s tariffs on solar mark biggest blow to renewables yet

BRIAN ECKHOUSE, ARI NATTER and CHRIS MARTIN / BLOOMBERG - President Donald Trump dealt his biggest blow to the renewable energy industry yet [go to article]
Oyster Creek nuclear plant new jersey

N.J. lawmakers revive nuclear subsidy plan that could raise $300M for PSEG

NICHOLAS PUGLIESE / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Lawmakers have revived a controversial bill to raise electric rates in New Jersey to help two [go to article]
pipeline, new jersey environment news

FERC approves PennEast pipeline

CHRISTINA TATU / MORNING CALL - The controversial PennEast pipeline, a 120-mile natural gas line that would cut through Northampton County on its way [go to article]
NOAA flood map, new jersey

Seeing red on climate

ZOYA TEIRSTEIN / GRIST - Todd Tanner has a pretty sweet offer for his fellow Montanans: a new shotgun in exchange for science-based evidence that he’s wrong about climate change [go to article]
NJ Environment News, Murphy

Gov. Murphy plays to N.J. environmentalists from day one

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Imagine this: A governor talking about the sad reality of climate change, investing aggressively in renewable energy [go to article]
New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton

New legislative session offers second chance for bypassed bills

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Thousands of bills are introduced each legislative session, but barely a couple hundred or so make it into law. Many of the others [go to article]
offshore oil drilling platforms

Jersey to Trump: If you’re banning oil drilling off Florida coast, ban it here...

JONATHAN D. SALANT / NJ.COM - If Florida's coasts are off-limits to oil drilling, so should the Jersey Shore, according to the entire 14-member Garden State [go to article]
new jersey environment news, highlands

Lawmakers flush Christie’s septic plan for Highlands reservoir region down the drain

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A plan by the Christie administration to allow more development in the most protected regions of the Highlands was shot down [go to article]

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