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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Let’s Not Change the Garden State into the Warehouse State

May 20, 2021

Clean Water Action supports NJ Senate Bill 3688 and thanks Senators Stephen Sweeney (D-Camden) and Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) for introducing this legislation to stop warehouse sprawl and protect open space in the Garden State. 

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Clean Water Action’s NJ and National Environmental Justice Director, Kim Gaddy, Honored with Russ Berrie Make a Difference Award

May 7, 2021

New Jersey - For the 25th Anniversary of the Russ Berrie Making a Difference Award, an outstanding group of 24 Honorees were recognized from across the state of New Jersey, this year virtually. Among them was Clean Water Action’s very own New Jersey Environmental Justice Director, Kim Gaddy. Ms. Gaddy along with other individuals were selected by the Advisory Board out of a pool of 330+ nominations submitted in 2020 and 2021.

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Historic Win! Ban on Fracking Adopted throughout Delaware River Watershed

February 25, 2021

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) banned fracking in the Delaware River Watershed today, affecting four states and water supplies for millions, after eleven years of raging debate and public discourse.

Clean Water Action Responds to Governor Murphy's Announcement on Clean Energy and Green Jobs

February 16, 2021

Newark, NJ: Responding to Governor Phil Murphy’s announcement today on disbursement of the Volkswagen settlement and Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative funds, and a new Executive O

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Clean Water Action Joins Riders, Workers, Advocates, and Elected Leaders to Commemorate Rosa Parks With Call For Equitable NJ Transit Bus Network During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

February 4, 2021

Today, on Thursday, February 4th, marks the fifth year that a coalition of elected leaders, transit advocates, environmental groups, labor unions, faith-based leaders, community groups, and bus riders observed Transit Equity Day on Rosa Parks’ birthday with a call for an equitable public transit through substantial funding