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Public Banks and Public Rail: Expanding Green Public Transit in New Jersey

At a time when fossil fuels are peaking, climate change is spiraling, and the public sphere is cracking under the weight of elite corporate interests, the Garden State’s rail tracks provide a vast array of public wealth whose revitalization could be a game-changer for transportation in New Jersey. We can see that untapped potential by

Fracking

New Jersey Shows No Area Safe From Fracking

At the time New Jersey established a ban on fracking, it seemed symbolic, much like the moratorium in Vermont, which has no economically recoverable natural gas; the Marcellus Shale, primarily in New York and Pennsylvania, doesn’t extend into New Jersey. New York has a moratorium on fracking until a health impact statement is completed. Pennsylvania,