Don't miss out on all the fun! We are holding our 6th annual Autumn Toast to a Healthy Environment on Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 1-4 pm at the Pine Barrens Golf Club* in Jackson, NJ. Be sure to RSVP today!
Washington, D.C. - The Obama Administration today introduced the first-ever methane pollution standards for new and modified oil and gas facilities. This landmark proposal will blunt the growth of methane and smog-forming pollution produced by the industry. The new standards, when finalized, will help to safeguard public health and put the United States closer to meeting the Administration’s goal of reducing oil and gas methane emissions by 40 to 45 percent by 2025.
John Noël, National Oil & Gas Campaigns Coordinator issued the following statement in response to today's announcement:
Newark, NJ-This week, Clean Water Action and NJ Environmental Justice Alliance (NJEJA), both founding members of the Coalition for Healthy Ports, held a Truck Count and Walking Tour in the South Ward of Newark, which is surrounded by highways, the airport, railroads, trucks, a superfund site, polluting industry and the Port of Newark.