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Coastal

DEP Coastal Management Program protects New Jersey’s coastal resources and ecosystems, which are vulnerable to the effects of sea level rise and coastal flooding caused by climate change.
Sustainable NJ
Sustainable Jersey is a certification program for municipalities in New Jersey that want to go green, control costs and save money, and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term. Sustainable Jersey encompasses issues such as global warming, pollution, biodiversity, land use air and water quality, equity, buying local, local living economies, and sustainable agriculture.
Energy
Energy
New Jersey’s Final Energy Master Plan, released on December 6, 2011, is the strategic vision for the use, management, and development of energy in New Jersey over the next decade.
Energy

New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program offers financial incentives, programs and services for New Jersey residents, business owners and local governments to help them save energy, money and the environment

Transportation
Fuel Pump

NJ Inspections is an initiative to make the Garden State safer and greener. Explore this site to learn simple ways to make New Jersey’s roads safer, our environment cleaner, and yourself a little richer.
Bike path
Green Commuting in New Jersey is a way that you can help to reduce air pollution in New Jersey and improve the quality of the air we breathe. This Web site will help you to make better choices that will reduce air pollution, lessen your impact on the environment, and likely save money in the process.
Traffic
Low Emissions Vehicles Choosing a fuel-efficient vehicle provides the single biggest opportunity for most people to reduce their carbon emissions. Each gallon of gas used produces 24 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions. The New Jersey Clean Vehicle List can help you make informed decisions.
Agriculture
Agriculture
Jersey Grown Buying locally grown seasonal foods greatly reduces the carbon dioxide emissions involved with food distribution, and it supports local farmers, families and businesses.
Homes and Businesses
Green Homes & Businesses
Green Homes Office is a site where you can find green building resources for New Jersey residents and developers of single-family and multifamily housing as well as for financial incentives and an introduction to sustainable design.
Air Quality
Air Quality

DEP Air Quality Permitting Program is responsible for permitting and testing sources of air pollution such as factories and power plants - both old facilities and new ones - to ensure they do not adversely affect air quality in your neighborhood or anywhere in New Jersey.
Trash and Recycling
Recycle
Recycling half of your household waste will slash carbon dioxide emissions by 2,400 pounds per year. Purchasing reusable products instead of disposables helps combat global warming and reduces our reliance on landfill space.
New Jersey Green
Farmland Preservation
NJ Green has environmental tips of the day, programs to calculate your carbon footprint, and more from the State of New Jersey Web site.

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