State of New Jersey

Governor Phil Murphy

Statement from Governor Murphy on Trump Administration's Proposal to Undermine Clean Power Plan

"Across our state, New Jerseyans are experiencing the destructive effects of climate change first-hand. I have met and spoken with residents who have been impacted by flash floods and severe storms, and must now look to rebuild their homes and lives following damage and devastation. We must do whatever we can to prevent such tragedies and protect our residents and environment for generations to come.

"Reversing efforts to combat climate change and increasing carbon emissions nationwide is not only a shameful move by the Trump Administration, but one that puts lives at risk and drastically harms human health. While the Trump Administration turns a blind eye to the reality of climate change, my administration remains committed to keeping the state on a path to 100 percent clean energy by 2050 and accelerating the development of renewable energy sources and our clean energy economy for the benefit of all New Jerseyans."

 

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