Among the FERC practices challenged in the complaint are allowing eminent domain authority to grant seizure of land that will not be for public use before a pipeline project has received its other required state and federal approvals that might never be issued.
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The analysis offers a three-part strategy: improving energy efficiency savings to 2% per year; continuing to expand solar power at historic growth rates, and developing 3.25 GW of New Jersey’s vast offshore wind potential. As this strategy is implemented, reliance on natural gas — the primary source of emissions from the electric sector — would be reduced.
“New Jersey needs to adopt more renewable energy and energy efficiency if we want a safe, healthy future for our state,” said Tom Gilbert, campaign director, ReThink Energy NJ and New Jersey Conservation Foundation.
New Jerseyans of both political parties overwhelmingly support renewable energy like wind and solar, and agree the state should adopt a goal of having 80% of the state’s energy come from such sources.