Atlantic City Aims to Be Powered with Clean Energy by 2050

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -

Atlantic City officials are supporting the promotion of clean energy in New Jersey.

On Wednesday, October 31st, Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam announced support for a goal of powering Atlantic City entirely with clean and renewable energy by 2050.

Gilliam joins a growing coalition of Mayors for 100 Percent Clean Energy who have similarly announced support for a goal of powering their communities with 100-percent renewable energy, such as wind and solar.

Mayors for 100 Percent Clean Energy is an initiative of the Sierra Club that represents a growing number of mayors from across the country who have endorsed a community-wide goal of transitioning entirely to renewable energy.

Gilliam stated he is proud to support clean energy efforts to better protect the health of Atlantic City residents and the environment, while also creating more jobs.

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