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  • Tracking Progress on Environmental Justice

    Tracking Progress on Environmental Justice

    June 15, 2021 : 0 comments

    One of the first situations in which New Jersey’s resolve for advancing environmental justice will be tested is in the spending of proceeds from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) program. Participating states are required to use the proceeds from CO2 allowance auctions for programs that are designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase the use of clean energy sources, but it is up to each state to decide exactly where (geographically) this money will be spent.

  • All Boats Rise: Investing in Climate Resilience & Communities

    All Boats Rise: Investing in Climate Resilience & Communities

    June 15, 2021 : 0 comments

    The science is clear: climate change is here, and its threats are only going to grow more pronounced. But, carefully coordinated efforts can not only protect New Jerseyans from these threats, but can help spur economic activity, as well, making our state that much stronger. That was the message from four senior-level officials from Governor Murphy’s administration at the 2021 Planning and Redevelopment Conference, hosted by New Jersey Future and the NJ Chapter of the American Planning Association.

  • New Jersey Future and Partners Launch Lead-Free NJ

    New Jersey Future and Partners Launch Lead-Free NJ

    June 15, 2021 : 0 comments

    New Jersey Future, along with numerous partners including policy advocates and community members and organizations, launched Lead-Free NJ. This new collaborative seeks to mitigate the prevalence and impact of lead contamination across the state by pursuing an action-oriented advocacy agenda. 

  • Hoboken’s Focus on Vision Zero Makes Streets Safe for Everyone

    Hoboken’s Focus on Vision Zero Makes Streets Safe for Everyone

    May 6, 2021 : 0 comments

    Hoboken’s laudable achievement is the result of a deliberate and sustained effort, the centerpiece of which is the redesign of a 16-block stretch of Washington Street, the city’s main commercial thoroughfare.

  • A New Housing Model for New Jersey

    A New Housing Model for New Jersey

    May 4, 2021 : 0 comments

    Guest author AIA NJ President Joshua Zinder shares the importance of providing “missing middle” housing options to fill a gap in housing and revitalize communities.

  • New Jersey Future Urges Congressional Delegation to Secure Funding for Lead Service Line Replacement

    New Jersey Future Urges Congressional Delegation to Secure Funding for Lead Service Line Replacement

    April 30, 2021 : 0 comments

    New Jersey Future sent the following letter on April 27, 2021 to New Jersey’s Congressional Delegation recommending a federal funding allocation to support lead service line replacement programs.

  • NJDEP Releases Guidance on Stormwater Utilities, a Tool for Equitable Stormwater Management

    NJDEP Releases Guidance on Stormwater Utilities, a Tool for Equitable Stormwater Management

    April 12, 2021 : 0 comments

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) recently released guidance on the creation of stormwater utilities, a tool newly available to New Jersey communities to help mitigate flooding and pollution problems.

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