New Jersey Blog Posts

Clean Water Voters - NJ

Time to Celebrate! The Environment Was a Big Winner During Election Month

November 19, 2020

We are excited to report that New Jersey voters overwhelmingly delivered an Election Day mandate for stronger water protections, cleaner air, and a livable climate future with the highest voter turnout in our state’s history.

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New Jersey Solar Farms Offer Big Consumer Savings

September 28, 2020

A majority of Clean Water Action members tell us they’d be willing to pay a small amount extra each month to be able to get their electricity from clean solar energy, generated locally, near where

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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

Plastic Free July 2020

July 13, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, household waste from packaged online orders, disposable take-out containers, and other single-use disposables is at an all time high.