Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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We have a responsibility to future generations to leave behind an earth and environment that is clean and sustainable. This responsibility also presents opportunities to create jobs and grow our economy by inventing, manufacturing and installing clean energy technology and other sustainable solutions here in America. Environmentally sustainable policies and investments in renewable energy will reduce America’s dependence on fossil fuels and foreign oil, and help address climate change.

More on Environment

Oct 5 2017
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"Thanks to this grant, firefighters will now have the water they need to protect our community and families will have safe drinking water.”
Jul 26 2017
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“By providing additional resources for energy efficiency and renewable energy, we can better meet the needs of our 21st century economy."
Jul 24 2017
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Congressman Donald Norcross announced that the City of Camden will be receiving $750,000 in funding from the Department of the Interior’s Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership program for a new waterfront park.
Jun 7 2017
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The Members of Congress had already sent a letter to the leaders of the Subcommittee in early May, and they are now calling on the full Committee Chair and Ranking Member to also heed their call.
Jun 1 2017
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"We should be following sound science, embracing global cooperation and building a 21st century clean energy economy. This Administration continues to do the opposite, which is preventing our country from moving forward. Building the clean energy economy is the real way we’ll bring high-wage jobs to America."
May 31 2017
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Congressman Donald Norcross, Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, and Camden Mayor Dana Redd announced a total of $750,000 in federal funding for Camden to assess, clean, and redevelop contaminated properties in the city.
May 1 2017
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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressmen Donald Norcross (D-NJ) and Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) led a bipartisan letter from members of the New Jersey delegation to the leaders of the House Appropriations Subcommittee urging them to fund and retail the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board in the Fiscal Year 2018 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies appropriations bill.

Apr 24 2017
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CHERRY HILL, NJ – Today, as reports surface that an Executive Order is in the works to review the locations available for offshore oil and gas exploration, Congressmen Donald Norcross (NJ-01) urges the Administration to keep in place the Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program of 2017-2022, which prohibits drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.

Dec 8 2016
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Washington, DC- Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today released the following statement after the passage of the bipartisan Delaware River Basin Conservation Act, which is part of a larger water resources bill known as the Water Resources Development Act:

Dec 6 2016
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Washington, DC-Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) & U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today applauded a decision by our nation’s railroads to voluntarily implement an important hazmat safety measure included in legislation introduced by Norcross & Menendez in response to the 2012 Conrail derailment and vinyl chloride spill in Paulsboro, N.J.