A message from Campaign Director Tom Gilbert The coastal breezes are just as strong in both states, yet today Rhode Island is harnessing wind power to generate clean electricity while New Jersey has only generated hot air. In 2010, New Jersey was poised to be the first state to tap the immense potential of offshore… Read More
ReThink’s campaign director Tom Gilbert recently submitted an Opinion piece that ran in The Record on August 1. Gilbert describes several energy efficiency measures that our state’s next Governor should consider, because they are proven to create jobs, eliminate waste, save money, and improve public health. Read the full article here.
The Senate confirmed two Federal Energy Regulatory Commission nominees. Restoring a quorum at the agency makes it possible for FERC to issue decisions on pipeline proposals. ReThink Energy NJ Campaign Director Tom Gilbert issued a statement in response to the Senate approval. “FERC has every reason to reject PennEast because of the demonstrated lack of… Read More
The recent decision by the Trump Administration to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, though devastating for our country, was met with an encouraging response from state, local, and corporate leaders who rose up to declare their continuing commitment to the agreement’s principles. It is clear that states, in particular, must assume the mantle of… Read More
Concerns Expressed in Letter to NJDEP Commissioner KINGWOOD TOWNSHIP (June 19, 2017) — A bipartisan group of 31 elected officials from 15 municipalities and the Mercer County and Hunterdon County Freeholder boards today sent a joint letter to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) saying they oppose the proposed PennEast gas pipeline because of… Read More