26 May '11, 1pm

69% of NJ residents think solar & offshore wind in NJ is a better way to get electricity than burning coal. Poll:

NEW YORK (May 26, 2011) -- New Jersey residents solidly support the state’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a program that generates jobs, revenue and investment in their clean energy economy, according to new Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey results released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). “Supporting a program that creates jobs, spurs new economic development and cuts costs while making the air cleaner just makes sense – that’s why people in New Jersey support RGGI,” said Dale Bryk, NRDC energy director. “New Jersey’s a national leader in solar development – its residents know better than to buy into dirty energy’s fear-mongering.” Some of the poll’s notable findings include: 74 percent of likely voters would rather keep New Jersey energy dollars in the state, investing in clean homegrown alternative energy sources, than ...

Full article: http://www.nrdc.org/media/2011/110526.asp

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