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Empower NJ for Earth Day Forum
April 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Learn about New Jersey energy issues in an Earth Day forum on April 22!
Indivisible Princeton, along with a coalition of environmental groups that are part of Empower New Jersey, will host an educational forum focused on state-wide energy issues beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, N.J. Members of the public are invited to attend this free event.
The speakers include leaders of major statewide environmental organizations, who will discuss the dozen new fossil fuel projects proposed throughout New Jersey, including the PennEast Pipeline and the Williams’ Northeast Compressor Stations, as well as by the coalition to combat these projects, including proposals for a moratorium on fossil fuel development and a complete ban on fracking.
Amy Goldsmith, N.J. State Director of Clean Water Action, who will address Empower New Jersey and campaign overview
Doug O’Malley, State Director of Environment NJ, who will discuss environmental issues related to fossil fuels
Jeff Tittel, Executive Director of the Sierra Club, New Jersey Chapter, who will explain the status of the Penn East and NESE projects
Matthew Smith, senior organizer of Food and Water Watch will describe how citizens can take action
Rev. Bob Moore, of Princeton Community Peace Action
Empower NJ is a coalition of over 50 environmental, citizen, faith-based, and progressive groups in New Jersey that are calling on Governor Murphy to enact a moratorium on all new fossil fuel projects in New Jersey until there are rules in place to achieve its 100 percent clean energy goals. The organization has been sponsoring informational forums throughout New Jersey. More information is available at www.empowernewjersey.com.