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DeLuca One of a Dozen NJ Mayors to Commit to Climate Action

The following is from Sustainable Jersey.com

NJ Mayors Commit to Climate Action

PLEDGE FROM THE NJ MAYORS’ CLIMATE SUMMIT TO COLLABORATE WITH SUSTAINABLE JERSEY AND MAKE A SIGNIFICANT EFFORT TO ACHIEVE THE GOLD STAR STANDARD IN ENERGY

Addressing climate change will require action at every level, from global to local. Support to address climate change at the local level has never been stronger. In New Jersey alone, roughly 40 municipalities and counting have made a public commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by taking pledges sponsored by the National League of Cities, League of Conservation Voters and other coalitions of mayors or environmental groups.

Sustainable Jersey partners with municipalities and provides clear guidance, and meaningful resources, to help them achieve their sustainability goals. With the release of the Gold Star Standard in Energy, Sustainable Jersey has created a detailed roadmap of practical strategies that can help all municipalities do their part to solve the crisis of global warming.

The Gold Star Standard in Energy is a challenging mix of concrete actions and performance standards. Any municipality that achieves it can say with confidence-supported by rigorous documentary evidence-that they have done their part and are on a trajectory to solve the climate crisis. For full details on the standards in the Gold Star in Energy click here.

As part of their commitment to serving their constituents, New Jersey, and future generations, the following mayors are publicly committing to collaborate with Sustainable Jersey and make a significant effort to achieve the Gold Star Standard in Energy.

Signed,

Mayor Ravinder Bhalla Hoboken, NJ

Mayor Christopher Bobbitt Lawrence Township, NJ

Mayor Chuck Cahn Cherry Hill Township, NJ

Mayor Victor DeLuca Maplewood Township, NJ

Mayor David DelVecchio Lambertville, NJ

Mayor Steven Fulop Jersey City, NJ

Mayor Michael Gonnelli Secaucus, NJ

Mayor Bruce A. Harris Chatham Borough, NJ

Mayor Kevin Ryan Verona, NJ

Mayor Liz Lempert Princeton, NJ

Mayor John C. McCormac Woodbridge Township, NJ

Mayor Bruce Packer Glen Rock, NJ

Updated signatories as of 9:00 am EST on February 3, 2018.

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