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NJ’s Plastic Bag Ban Bill One Step Closer to Realization

December 5, 2019

NJ's plastic bag ban bill (S2776/A4330) cleared a critical hurdle today when it was amended and passed out of the Senate Budget Committee.

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Clean Water Action Applauds Committee Passage of Comprehensive Legislation to Address PFAS Contamination & Exposure

November 26, 2019

South Amboy, NJ – Today, Clean Water Action joined Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. to applaud the passage of legislation to address PFAS contamination and exposure by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, where Pallone serves as Chairman.


Governor Murphy Pushes NJ to be Blowing in the Wind

November 19, 2019

Jersey City, NJ - Vice President Al Gore joined Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy today to announce New Jersey's newest ambitious goal on offshore wind.

No Straw November Campaign 30-day Challenge to Reduce Plastic Straws

October 28, 2019

Jersey City- In partnership with ​ReThink Disposable,​ environmental non-profit Greener JC is launching a Straws by Request campaign next month called ​No Straw November​.

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Governor Murphy's Administration Takes Action on Environmental Justice

October 25, 2019

Newark, NJ - Today, Clean Water Action joined NJ’s Attorney General Grewal and NJ Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner McCabe where they announced  a new round of environmental justi

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Clean Water Action's 2019 New Jersey Assembly Endorsements

October 23, 2019

President Trump’s continued rollback of federal safeguards means state and local governments need to fill the void.