Press Releases

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Thursday, Jan 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.

Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022

Our future is in the balance – a healthy democracy that works for everyone is essential to a healthy climate, to healthy communities, and to protecting our water.

NJ: Recycled Content Victory Vote Image
Monday, Jan 10, 2022

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

Thursday, Jan 06, 2022

"This grim anniversary should serve as a wake-up call to urgently take all action necessary to pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and Freedom to Vote Act to expand the right to vote, end partisan gerrymandering, and give power back to the people."

 

Monday, Dec 20, 2021

Washington DC -- Clean Water Action responded to the latest news on the negotiations over the Build Back Better Act:

Thursday, Dec 16, 2021

"We look forward to working with the Administration to ensure that these ambitious investments and programs dramatically reduce lead exposure."

 

Clean Water Action's Connecticut Director Anne Hulick Speaking at a Press Conference
Monday, Nov 22, 2021

(Hartford, CT) Clean Water Action was proud to join Senator Blumenthal, agency officials, Windsor leaders and numerous allies to highlight federal infrastructure funding coming to Connecticut.

Friday, Nov 19, 2021

"The Senate must act now, pass the Build Back Better Act, and deliver on the priorities the public has demanded for years."

Thursday, Nov 18, 2021

"The Administration must finalize a robust policy that ensures all communities have clean drinking water sources and water bodies that are safe for swimming and fishing."

 

Wednesday, Nov 10, 2021

Clean Water Action organizers were on hand to celebrate Governor Murphy’s announcement that he is issuing an Executive Order to reduce New Jersey’s greenhouse gas emissions to 50% of their 2006 levels by the year 2030. The announcement took place with a backdrop of construction vehicles as workers continued to install the nation’s largest solar farm on reclaimed landfill.