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August 10, 2023

"Fighting urban heat island effects in Newark"

NJ Spotlight News article by Bobby Brier making the connection between increased temperatures, mental health issues and redlining. Article features NJ advocates, legislators, and also includes contributions by NJPEEC Chair Marcus Sibley. 

April 17, 2023

"Governor Murphy Announces Nation’s First Environmental Justice Rules to Reduce Pollution in Vulnerable Communities"

The long-awaited Environmental Justice Law Rules were released, and the press release marking the historic occasion featured NJ Governor Murphy, NJDEP's Commissioner LaTourette and Office on Environmental Justice Director Perry, members of the NJ Senate & Assembly, and a number of NJ EJ Leaders including NJPEEC Chair Marcus Sibley. 

April 7, 2023

"Hip-Hop inspired his fight for Climate Justice: 'It's a Form of Protest;"

NJPEEC Chair Marcus Sibley was featured in the April 2023 print and digital issue of NJ Monthly Magazine. 

February 27, 2023

"Air Support in the Environmental Justice Battle"

NJPEEC participated in the Teaching and Learning Symposium on Social Justice in Higher Education 2023 hosted by the Hudson County Community College Center for Teaching, Learning and Innovation. Steering Committee Members Maria Santiago-Valentin & Marcus Sibley collaborated on a presentation that highlighted the different forms of environmental advocacy, and the importance of grasstops organizations such as NJPEEC. 

October 3, 2022

"Governor Murphy Announces Launch of Statewide Clean Buildings Working Group"

ROI-NJ's reporting of Governor Murphy's announcement of the Clean Buildings Working Group, which includes NJPEEC Vice Chair Nicole Miller.

June 4, 2022

"NJPEEC Steering Committee Named to NJDEP Environmental Justice Advisory Council"

NJPEEC Steering Committee Member Katharina Miguel was appointed to a three year term on the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Environmental Justice Advisory Council (EJAC). 

May 19, 2022

"Groups band together to fight for environmental justice"

NJ Spotlight News article regarding the formation of the New Jersey Progressive Equitable Coalition (NJPEEC)

April 22, 2022

"Environmental Advocates say Murphy 'needs improvement' in 100-day Progress Report"

 

Press Release featuring NJPEEC Steering Committee Members Maria Santiago-Valentin, Nicole Miller, and Marcus Sibley.


 

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