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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Local Community Advocates Call On Rep. Andy Kim To Fight For Major Climate Investments

August 26, 2021

Today, Clean Water Action and the Climate Action Campaign (CAC) hosted a virtual press conference with local community advocates to highlight recent extreme weather along the Jersey Shore and urge Rep. Andy Kim (NJ-03) to fight for major investments to combat climate change through the Build Back Better Budget.

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East Coast's Largest Deployment of Battery Electric Trucks Unveiled at Port Newark

August 11, 2021

Red Hook Container Terminals LLC will showcase its new fleet of ten BYD zero-emission battery electric yard tractors which are being operated in regular commercial duty service at its container terminal in Port Newark, New Jersey.

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Staycation in the Basin!

June 9, 2021

The Delaware River Basin is an important region where millions of people visit every year, enjoying day trips, hiking, fishing, boating, wildlife watching and vacationing. Unfortunately, this region is now at risk and we need to do all we can to protect it! Join our #StaycationInTheBasin Social Media Campaign!

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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.