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.
Older cities and towns throughout New Jersey and the nation are facing a public health crisis - lead in drinking water.
Yesterday, Clean Water Action joined the Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) and City of Newark Mayor Ras Baraka to lead a motorcade rally through the port followed by a rally on the steps of City Hall to demand the Port Authority of NY/NJ ensure clean air and good jobs now. Clean Water Action and