Environmental Lobby Day – March 15

On March 15th, citizens, civic, faith and environmental advocates will be coming to the State Capitol to meet with local representatives and talk to them in the hallways of the New Jersey State House. We will be urging them to oppose the Governor’s decision to take New Jersey out of the RGGI program and his repeated cuts to funding for the Clean Energy Program – programs we need to solve critical problems like air pollution and global warming.

Later that day the Assembly will vote on the “No Clean Air Rollback” bill, which would block Gov. Christie from abandoning the historic Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. That’s why it’s imperative that we bring at least 200 “citizen lobbyists” to send the strongest message possible.

Meet at 11:15am the Historic Trenton Masonic Temple, 100 Barrack Street in Trenton for briefings and then head over to the Trenton State House.

There are charter buses leaving from: Red Bank and Belmar, Ridgewood and Cranford.  To arrange a spot on a bus, or for more information, contact Dan DeRosa of Environment New Jersey (609) 392-5151, ex. 308, or click here.

Sponsored by: Environment New Jersey, GreenFaith, League of Women Voters of New Jersey, New Jersey Public Health Institute, New Jersey Citizen Action, North Jersey Public Policy Network, New Jersey Sierra Club, New Jersey Environmental Federation.

 

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