New Jersey News

Global Warming Not an Act: Governor Murphy Directs NJDEP to Reduce Black Carbon

July 19, 2019

Clean Water Action State Director, Amy Goldsmith, released the following statement this morning in response to Governor Murphy signing S3207 / A4821 (Smith/Vainieri Huttle) late yesterday to amend

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Empower NJ coalition has some serious questions about NJ’s draft Energy Master Plan

July 15, 2019

The draft EMP is potentially the most holistic energy master plan to transition us to a green economy but without more details and stopping new frack gas projects it will utterly fail to achieve the governors 100% clean energy goals and global warming response act mandates.

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Clean Water Action Applauds Congressman Pallone's Tough Stance Against Offshore Drilling

July 2, 2019

Clean Water Action stands with Congressman Frank Pallone today in unity to fight any Trump Administration plan to expand oil drilling into the Atlantic.

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Clean Water Action's Kim Gaddy Joins Historic Environmental Justice Summit at U.S. Capitol

June 26, 2019

Clean Water Action was honored to attend today’s first-ever Congressional Convening on Environmental Justice hosted by Chairman Grijalva, Rep. McEachin, and the House Committee on Natural Resources. Watch the live stream here: http://bit.ly/2FrZWVu (morning)  http://bit.ly/2xhVKTr (afternoon).

By Kim Gaddy

Clean Water Action's Kim Gaddy Joins Historic Environmental Justice Summit at U.S. Capitol

June 25, 2019

The first convening of its kind, this summit will provide a venue for community activists and environmental justice practitioners to communicate their needs to members of Congress and their staff, who will commit directly to addressing longstanding inequities in economically oppressed and politically marginalized communities. The conversation will produce a set of principles to inform environmental justice legislation to be introduced later this Congress

PFAS Contamination of Farmington River Highlights Need for State Action

June 14, 2019

The recent report of PFAS contamination of the Farmington River is serious and should be a wake-up call for state action.