New Jersey will be the first state in the U.S. to require builders to take the climate crisis into consideration before seeking permission for a project. Gov. Phil Murphy announced the new regulations Monday as part of the final version of the state’s master energy plan, which commits New Jersey to achieving 50 percent clean energy by 2030 and 100 percent by 2050.
By Olivia Rosane. EcoWatch. January 28, 2020.