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Taking a Ride to the Port of Newark

Port-adjacent communities, like Newark’s Ironbound and South Ward neighborhoods, are home to high concentrations of polluting facilities and have some of the country's highest rates of childhood asthma.

The Invisible Epidemic: How Diesel Pollution is Suffocating American Families

Clean Water Action co-leads the Coalition for Healthy Ports NY/NJ and has joined the national Moving Forward Network urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to address global climate change caused by diesel emissions at our ports, warehouses, and highways across the country. Together, our goal is to gather hundreds of thousands of signatures to demand #ZeroEmissionsNow - sign the petition here.