New Jersey Future provided comments strongly supporting the state’s continued membership in the Northeast Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative as a way to generate funds for energy conservation and alternatives.
Environment and Agriculture
A new report examines the need for stormwater utilities, how they are structured in other states, and how New Jersey communities could take advantage of them.
New Jersey Future strongly supports the proposed Energy Resiliency Bank, but recommends the current guide include more specifics if it is to meet its intended goals.
Report: Prompt Action Is Needed for Best-Practices Upgrade of New Jersey’s Urban Water InfrastructureTuesday, September 9th, 2014
The report from a May convening stresses the need for prompt action on best-practices upgrades to New Jersey’s urban water systems.
In this next installment from Inspiring Solutions, environmental justice organizer Kim Gaddy explains how green infrastructure can improve the long-term health of New Jersey’s cities and their residents.
New Jersey Future is sponsoring a free screening Sept. 20 of Shored Up, a documentary that examines the difficult issues related to coastal development in the face of severe weather and sea level rise. After the screening there will be a panel discussion and question-and-answer session.
A survey will help Sandy-damaged towns determine their residents’ readiness to address flood risks.
The Dodge Foundation’s Chris Daggett and Margaret Waldock discuss the importance of shared investments in upgrading New Jersey’s urban water infrastructure.
New Jersey’s Urban Water Systems: A Challenge, and an Opportunity for Collaboration, Engagement, Innovation, VisionMonday, August 4th, 2014
Chris Sturm and Peter Kasabach share their thoughts on how New Jersey can turn this urban water infrastructure crisis into an opportunity for long-term prosperity.
New Jersey Future’s comments on the proposed new CAFRA rules call for more stringent protections.