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New Jersey Sets National Precedent with Environmental Justice Bill Signing Today

(Trenton) - After decades of local struggle and grassroots advocacy, New Jersey made history today when Governor Murphy signed into law a first of its kind Environmental Justice Bi

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Clean Water Action's 2020 Priority NJ Endorsements

Clean Water Action is proud to announce our 2020 priority endorsements in New Jersey.

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New Jersey Digital Events & Actions

Here are some resources and online events we’ve hosted over the last few weeks. The work for a clean, just, and healthy environment never stops - so please check back regularly for updates!

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Take Action: Ban Plastic Bags in NJ

Ask NJ Legislative Leaders for a ban on single-use plastics.

 

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Tell Us Your Environmental Justice Story NJ

We want to hear your story. Make a quick video on your phone to lift up environmental justice. Please email us the video or post it online with the tag “#EJ4NJ” and "#EnvironmentalJustice" If you need some tips, we have a brief guide here

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Act Now: A Recovery for the Many

Urge NJ legislators to support a pandemic response that puts the interests of our communities first and avoids harmful cuts to public services that New Jersey families rely on.

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Take Action For a Resilient, Equitable, Renewable NJ

Governor Murphy’s New Jersey Clean Energy Equity Act is a first step toward a renewable energy future in New Jersey, but we must be explicit and deliberate in ensuring that all New Jerseyans benefit from a clean energy future.

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Hidden Dangers: Steps for a Healthy, Toxic-Free Lawn

August 4, 2020

Mounting evidence shows that pesticide contamination has harmful effects in humans, pets, wildlife, birds, bees, and other beneficial insects. This summer, avoid pesticide use on lawns. Pesticides are not needed for a healthy, attractive lawn. Instead, take an organic approach to lawn care and accept that variety in a lawn is good.

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Bottled Water: The Human Health Consequences of Drinking from Plastic

July 29, 2020

Next time you reach for the bottle of "pure" water, think twice as popular brands may be selling you water contaminated with microplastics and toxic chemicals from their plastic packaging.

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Testimony in Support of NJ's Environmental Justice Bill

July 24, 2020

Kim Gaddy, Clean Water Action's Environmental Justice Organizer, testified before the NJ Assembly Environment Committee on Monday July 20, 2020 in support of NJ's Environmental Justice legislat