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Oct 21, 2019, 09:31 ET ReThink Energy NJ's 5th Annual Poll Shows NJ Voters Are More Committed to Clean Energy Than Ever

ReThink Energy NJ today announced the release of its annual poll, "Attitudes on Clean Energy" that was conducted by the Fairleigh Dickinson...


Aug 13, 2019, 12:15 ET ReThink Energy NJ, Elected Officials, Residents Call on NJDEP to Reject Unneeded PennEast Pipeline

Opponents of the proposed PennEast pipeline today called on the state Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to conduct the stringent...


May 30, 2019, 11:00 ET New Report Debunks Gas 'Bridge Fuel' Myth

A new report debunks the myth that natural gas can be a bridge to a clean, affordable energy future and warns policymakers to "avoid picking gas as...


Jan 23, 2019, 12:44 ET Affected Landowners, Citizens Protest Unsafe, Unneeded Pipelines Outside New Jersey Resources Meeting, says ReThink Energy NJ

Shareholders of New Jersey Resources Corporation were met by protesters outside the company's annual meeting today. Carrying signs and raising their...


Sep 19, 2018, 08:35 ET ReThink Energy NJ poll shows 2 of 3 New Jersey voters say natural gas is not clean energy; Overwhelming support for 100 percent renewables by 2050

Sending a strong message to state policymakers, a new survey of the state's registered voters conducted by The Fairleigh Dickinson University Poll...


May 23, 2018, 12:52 ET Conservation Groups Cheer Governor's Signing of Expansive Clean Energy Bill and Executive Order, Says ReThink Energy NJ

New Jersey and national conservation groups praised Gov. Phil Murphy and state legislative leaders for the sweeping clean energy legislation that was ...


Dec 14, 2017, 10:07 ET Rushed Nuclear Bailout Would Undermine Clean Energy Progress and Burden New Jersey's Electricity Customers, Says ReThink Energy NJ

ReThink Energy NJ, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) urged the New Jersey State Legislature in a...


Sep 28, 2017, 10:28 ET New Research Shows Cutting New Jersey's Electric Emissions by Half Is Achievable, Affordable by 2030, Says ReThink Energy NJ

A groundbreaking study released today by ReThink Energy NJ and New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation) lays out a scenario detailing how ...


Sep 20, 2017, 13:33 ET New Poll Shows New Jersey Voters Favor Renewable Energy Over Natural Gas, Says ReThink Energy NJ

New Jerseyans of both political parties overwhelmingly support renewable energy like wind and solar, and agree the state should adopt a goal of...


Aug 02, 2017, 17:00 ET Report Finds No Need for Costly Pinelands Pipeline, Says ReThink Energy NJ

A proposed gas pipeline through the Pinelands is an over-priced, oversized, ineffective answer to a problem that does not exist, a new report finds...


May 31, 2017, 08:36 ET Confirmed Bobcat Sighting Documented Along Proposed PennEast Route, Says ReThink Energy NJ

Several of New Jersey's prominent environmental organizations today confirmed that a bobcat sighting has been documented by experts along the...


May 10, 2017, 11:35 ET Bipartisan Federal, State and Local Officials Cite Need for FERC Reform, Call on NJDEP to Reject PennEast, Says ReThink Energy NJ

U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, along with other bipartisan state and local elected officials, concerned homeowners, and conservation leaders, today ...


Apr 07, 2017, 10:49 ET ReThink Energy NJ and Homeowners Vow Continued Fight Despite FEDS Environmental Review for PennEast

ReThink Energy NJ and impacted homeowners today condemned the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for issuing a final Environmental Impact...


Mar 21, 2017, 14:49 ET ReThink Energy NJ Applauds Senators Booker and Menendez Joint Letter Highlighting Serious Concerns about Arsenic Contamination and Environmental Impacts of PennEast Pipeline

ReThink Energy NJ today applauded a joint letter sent from U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...


Mar 13, 2017, 14:06 ET ReThink Energy NJ Statement Regarding Enbridge/Spectra Doubles Share in Self-Dealing PennEast Project

ReThink Energy NJ released the following statement in response to Enbridge Inc. (Spectra Energy Corp.) today confirming that it has entered into an...


Mar 09, 2017, 09:53 ET PennEast Project in Jeopardy as PSEG Looks to Pull Out, Announces ReThink Energy NJ

ReThink Energy NJ today released the following statement in response to a PSEG spokesperson confirming that the company is seeking to sell its share...


Jan 13, 2017, 06:15 ET PennEast Suffers Major Year-End Setbacks in Wake of New Comments from the NJ DEP and Second Delay by FERC

It's far from a happy new year for PennEast, according to ReThink Energy NJ. As 2016 drew to close, the PennEast pipeline suffered several major...


Nov 14, 2016, 11:06 ET New Jerseyans Want Clean Energy - Choose Renewables Over Fossil Fuel Pipelines, New Statewide Poll Finds

ReThink Energy NJ, a campaign dedicated to reducing fossil fuel use and bringing clean, renewable energy to New Jersey, today released the results of ...


Nov 10, 2016, 04:41 ET Gas Pipeline Proposals In South Jersey Face Stiff Opposition And Legal Setbacks

ReThink Energy NJ, a campaign dedicated to reducing fossil fuel use and bringing clean, renewable energy to New Jersey, today pointed to mounting...


Jul 22, 2016, 11:45 ET FERC Issues Draft EIS For Penneast Pipeline Despite Missing Data, Intense Opposition And Disputed Need For The Project

ReThink Energy NJ, New Jersey Conservation Foundation, and the Stony Brook – Millstone Watershed Association today released the following statement...


Jun 29, 2016, 11:41 ET Congresswoman Watson Coleman To Introduce Legislation Strengthening FERC Oversight Of Proposed Pipelines

ReThink Energy NJ and partners announced today that Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ D-12) will introduce legislation to toughen Federal...


Jun 09, 2016, 12:40 ET PennEast Pipeline In A Tailspin Of Delay And Uncertainty As Opposition By Legislators, Regulators, And The Public Grows

According to ReThink Energy NJ, PennEast's proposed pipeline project in NJ and PA is considerably delayed in gaining necessary approvals from the...


May 10, 2016, 11:00 ET Petition Results Show Widespread Opposition To Proposed PennEast Pipeline

ReThink Energy NJ, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing fossil fuel use and bringing clean, renewable energy to New Jersey, together with...


Apr 22, 2016, 05:55 ET ReThink Energy NJ Applauds New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation For Denying Constitution Pipeline's 401 Water Quality Certification

ReThink Energy NJ, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing fossil fuel use and bringing clean, renewable energy to New Jersey, today expresses ...


Apr 04, 2016, 01:21 ET PennEast Acknowledges 7 To 13 Month Delay In Pipeline Review - Statement From ReThink Energy NJ

According to a statement from Tom Gilbert, campaign director, ReThink Energy NJ and New Jersey Conservation Foundation: "We are pleased to see that...