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Learn the local, county, regional, state and federal government agencies that play key roles in environmental decision making.
Consider ways to green your transportation, whether by taking public transit, biking, ridesharing, or driving electric. There are many incentives available to make the transition to driving green easier.
Contact your community, state and federal representatives to share your comments about environmental issues. For more information, visit the New Jersey Legislature website or visit your local and county government website.
Teach youth and others about environmental protection and environmental justice.
Participate in local organizing efforts.
Public Meetings and Community Engagement Opportunities
Facilities subject to the Environmental Justice Law and the Administrative Order 2021-25 must facilitate meaningful opportunities for overburdened communities to engage in permitting decisions for pollution-generating facilities through an enhanced public participation process. See below for upcoming Administrative Order 2021-25 Public Hearings. Please submit public comments to:
David Pepe, P.G.
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Office of Permitting & Project Navigation
Office Phone (609) 292-3600
Fax (609) 292-1921 email@example.com