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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.

Newark: A Leader on Getting the Lead Out!

"As I listened to Vice President Harris speak, I was proud of Clean Water Action and the organization’s partnering with the City of Newark to knock on 7,000 doors to inform residents about this catastrophic problem and the critical importance of replacing lead service lines."

Justice for Port Communities! Two Victories to Celebrate.

Let's continue to keep the pressure on and remember the fight for environmental justice is a civil rights issue. As we celebrate Independence Day and reflect on our rights and freedoms, we can't forget the overburdened port communities who are disproportionately polluted upon because of the zip code they live in.