New Jersey News


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.

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Clean Water Action Releases Its 2018-2019 NJ Legislative Scorecard

October 15, 2019

The New Jersey legislature refuses to address the major environmental challenges facing the state, according to the 2018-2019 Clean Water Action Scorecard.

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Take Back the Tap: Clean Water Action Joins Governor in Release of Lead Task Force Report & Announcement of State’s More Comprehensive Lead Action Plan

October 10, 2019

Trenton, NJ -- Today, Clean Water Action joined Governor Murphy and other members of the Jersey Water Works Task Force on Lead in Drinking Water to release its report “Lead in Drinking Water: A Permanent Solution for New Jersey”.