New Jersey News

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Recognition in the fight for Environmental Justice!

December 21, 2020

The Murphy administration in New Jersey honored a wide array of environmental leaders with its 2020

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NJDEP Proposed CO2 Rule Falls Short in Dealing With Climate Emergency

February 1, 2022

Today Empower NJ coalition along with advocates and more are testifying at NJDEP’s public hearing on its Control and Prohibition of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rule, which is part of the NJ Protecting Against Climate Threats (PACT) rulemaking process.

Clean Water Action Joins Vice President Kamala Harris and EPA Administrator Michael Regan in Newark: Investing In Infrastructure Will Create Justice, Equity, and Safe Drinking Water for All

February 11, 2022

Newark, NJ–Today, Clean Water Action joined Vice President Kamala Harris and US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Director Michael Regan in Newark to discuss President Biden’s plan to follow Ne

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Governor Murphy, PVSC Postpone Vote on Dirty Newark Power Plant Scheme

January 13, 2022

Faced with deep community opposition, the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) pulled a planned vote to begin construction on a new $180 million gas-fired power plant at the agency’s sewage facility in the Ironbound section of Newark.

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Bill to Increase Post-Consumer Recycled Content for Plastics Passes!

January 10, 2022

Bill will make NJ the East Coast leader & reduce virgin plastic use; Gov. Murphy has 7 days to act.