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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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.

May 20 2022
In The News

Carstarphen played emcee for the conference that included U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, Camden County Commissioner Al Dyer, state Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn LaTourette and EPA Administrator Lisa Garcia.

May 19 2022
In The News

Rep. Donald Norcross, D-1st Dist., said the effort will “protect our neighborhoods from hazardous waste and polluted environments.”

May 11 2022
In The News

“Speaking to leading experts on aspects of climate change and technology is crucial if we’re going to make informed policy to address the global climate crisis,” said Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ). “Seeing the damage caused by wildfires firsthand drove home the importance of investing in clean energy sources, like the offshore wind sector we’re working hard to develop in South Jersey.”

May 9 2022
In The News

“The offshore wind industry in South Jersey means good-paying, clean energy jobs for local workers. To accommodate economic growth, we need to invest in the infrastructure that will support a growing industrial base right here in Paulsboro,” Norcross said.

Apr 20 2022
News Release

Upon his return from a week-long bipartisan delegation trip to Germany, Denmark, Poland, and Greenland, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) shared his thoughts on the state of NATO and meeting Ukrainian refugees.