Description & History

The EC is comprised of 9 volunteer city residents who are appointed by the Mayor to serve three year terms. 
The Commission:
  • Researches, compiles and directs studies, including environmental resource inventories, water studies, energy audits and conservation easement inventories   
  • Promotes long-range environmental planning based on the capacity of the land and natural resources  
  • Inventories, plans and preserves open space  
  • Informs residents through educational programs, displays, publications and meetings 
  • Works with neighboring commissions and other organizations to address regional and state-wide environmental problems.

About the organization

Jersey City Environmental Commission

Kate Lawrence
Alison Cucco
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