New Jersey adopts environmental justice law to protect minority communities

The legislation requires the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to evaluate the environmental and public health impacts of certain facilities, including fossil fuel plants, on overburdened communities

New Jersey announces ‘first-in-the-nation’ offshore wind port

The project forms part of the state’s commitment to generate 100% clean energy by 2050

New Jersey becomes first US state to add climate change to kindergarten curriculum

The update is a result of new guidelines announced by the State Board of Education and outlines plans for New Jersey’s 1.4 million students to study about climate crisis from kindergarten through to graduation

New Jersey to establish WIND Institute Council

The state previously set a target for 3,500MW of offshore wind energy generation by 2030

New Jersey picks Ørsted for first offshore wind project

The 1,100MW Ocean Wind offshore wind farm is expected to power more than half a million homes

New Jersey plots path to 100% renewable energy by 2050

The US state has announced it aims to deploy 3.5GW of offshore wind and 2GW of storage capacity by 2030

Six people charged with £63m biofuel fraud in US

Six people and three companies in the US have been charged with defrauding investors, customers and the government out of $100 million (£63 million) by exploiting a tax incentive offering credits for biofuel. Four men from Indiana-based E-biofuels and two more from Caravan Trading Co and CIMA Green in New Jersey face 88 charges between […]

Killer storms cut power for thousands of US homes

Severe storms reportedly responsible for the deaths of at least three people in the north east of USA caused power cuts to hundreds of thousands of people at the end of last week. More than 330,000 customers across Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New Jersey were affected, according to US supplier FirstEnergy, which said most […]