News & Updates

November 4, 2020

Trenton – A coalition of environmental groups applauded Gov. Murphy’s signature today of A1978/S864, now the strongest law in the country to reduce single-use waste to clean up our communities and the environment. The legislation passed the NJ Assembly 48-24-7 and the Senate 26-12 in late September. The legislation, which will go into effect in Spring 2022, bans single-use plastic carryout bags and polystyrene foam food service ware, allows plastic straws on request, and phases out paper bags at large grocery stores. 

November 4, 2020

Donald Trump is ridiculous.There are tens of millions of votes to be counted. The President needs to sit down, be quiet, and let the people’s voice be heard.

 

November 2, 2020

EPA’s callous disregard for the health and wellbeing of people is stunning -- this power plant wastewater has not only contaminated drinking water sources, but also the lakes and rivers where people fish to put food on the table.

October 28, 2020

Clean Water Action announced today its opposition to New Jersey joining the proposed multi-state agreement, Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI). Clean Water Action is the first major environmental group in New Jersey to join the NJ Environmental Justice Alliance (NJEJA) and Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) in urging the Murphy Administration to reject the pact in favor of mandatory pollution reductions, targeted funding and action on overburdened communities, and more participatory decision-making especially in communities most affected.

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October 28, 2020

From local propositions to state ballot initiatives to city councils, state legislatures, and Congress, Clean Water Action has endorsed dozens and dozens of Clean Water Candidates throughout the nation.

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October 26, 2020

Thank you for supporting and attending Clean Water’s 26th Annual Fall Celebration in Massachusetts! 

October 19, 2020

If we truly want to celebrate the Clean Water Act, we must protect and strengthen it.

 

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October 13, 2020

On Prime Day, Worker and Environmental Groups Launch Air Quality Testing Initiative at Amazon Facilities, Announce that Amazon Has the Largest Number of Reported OSHA Violations of Any Corporation in NJ.

October 7, 2020

PROVIDENCE- Clean Water Action is pleased to announce its endorsement of US Congressman Jim Langevin and US Congressman David Cicilline in the general election on November 3rd, 2020.

 

October 5, 2020

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Christopher Slat for the Michigan State House.