Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Environment

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.

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Sep 8 2022
News Release

CAMDEN, NJ – Today, Congressman Norcross joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Camden Mayor Victor Carstarphen, and other local leaders in celebrating 50 years of the Clean Water Act and highlighting water infrastructure improvements in South Jersey. Congressman Norcross delivered remarks on the importance of the Clean Water Act for South Jersey families and the continued progress delivered by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which he helped pass in November 2021.

Aug 15 2022
In The News

“The Inflation Reduction Act is a job creator first and foremost,” he said. “Investing in clean energy by manufacturing solar panels, offshore wind components, and batteries domestically means our energy future is going to be made in America."

Aug 12 2022
News Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act. This legislation will help lower costs for working people by reigning in health care and prescription drug costs, investing in American manufacturing to bolster the production of clean energy, and ensuring billion-dollar corporations pay their fair share in taxes. The savings achieved in these areas will also decrease the national debt by $300 billion over the next decade.

Jul 14 2022
In The News

"The offshore wind industry will provide long-term, family-sustaining careers for a new generation of workers in South Jersey," Congressman Donald Norcross said.

Jun 13 2022
News Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced the Borough of Brooklawn is receiving a $1,000,000 grant to remove contamination from well water through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development grant program.

“Every South Jerseyan deserves clean drinking water,” said Congressman Norcross. “I’m glad to play my part by fighting for the federal investments needed to improve the health and safety of our local communities.”

Jun 9 2022
In The News

"The projects authorized by WRDA are essential to everyday life in South Jersey,” said Congressman Norcross.  “Investing in our storm and wastewater management and flood mitigation infrastructure protects our cities, towns, businesses, and homes from being clobbered by powerful storms. I’m proud to support our communities by authorizing these critical environmental projects."

Jun 8 2022
News Release

Tonight, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) voted to pass the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). This legislation is critical to New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District which has been battered by storms and tornadoes, including Hurricane Ida in 2021 which cost 29 lives in New Jersey.

May 23 2022
News Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) released the following statement after attending a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new union-built GEMS Solar Park in Gloucester Township.

May 20 2022
News Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) was in Camden City to deliver a $3.5 million Brownfields Grant awarded through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Brownfield Grant is funded by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which Congressman Norcross helped pass and that was signed into law in November 2021.