Murphy says NJ will speed up efforts to reduce greenhouse gas, Jersey Shore now included

in Toms River News

Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order Wednesday that aims to reduce the state’s greenhouse gas emissions to half of 2006 levels by the end of the decade.

Cut-rate electric vehicles for Shore-area buses and businesses would play a big role in the plan.

Murphy’s order, set forth in an appearance at a solar far in Mount Olive, Morris County, memorializes administration policy moves that, in addition to the 2030 benchmark, aims to reduce New Jersey’s planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions to 80% of 2006 levels by 2050.

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