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Clean Water Action Opposes Rushed Corporate Tax Giveaway

December 17, 2020

Clean Water Action is appalled by the sudden release of the massive $11.5 billion corporate tax subsidies bill and the undemocratic rush to shove it down the public’s throat during the holidays in the middle of the pandemic.

NJ_Fracking_DRBC_Coalition_Photo by Delaware Riverkeeper Network

DRBC Votes to Approve Gibbstown Fracking Terminal - Shameful move comes after tens of thousands speak up in opposition

December 9, 2020

The Delaware River Basin Commission voted to approve a permit for a highly controversial fracked gas terminal to be built in South Jersey, despite a flood of public comments opposing the dangerous project.

Major Environmental Group Urges NJ NOT to Join Weak Climate Pact - Calls for Stronger, Faster, Environmentally Just Measures

Clean Water Action announced today its opposition to New Jersey joining the proposed multi-state agreement, Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI). Clean Water Action is the first major environmental group in New Jersey to join the NJ Environmental Justice Alliance (NJEJA) and Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) in urging the Murphy Administration to reject the pact in favor of mandatory pollution reductions, targeted funding and action on overburdened communities, and more participatory decision-making especially in communities most affected.

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Workers and Environmentalist Demand Good Jobs and Clear Air from Amazon

October 13, 2020

On Prime Day, Worker and Environmental Groups Launch Air Quality Testing Initiative at Amazon Facilities, Announce that Amazon Has the Largest Number of Reported OSHA Violations of Any Corporation in NJ.

Environmental Leaders Cheer NJ Legislative Votes To Pass Strongest Single-Use Waste Ban Bill in the Nation

September 24, 2020

A coalition of environmental groups applauded the NJ Legislature’s passage today of A1978/S864. The bill now goes to the desk of Gov. Murphy and he has 45 days to act on the legislation.

New Jersey Sets National Precedent with Environmental Justice Bill Signing Today

September 18, 2020

(Trenton) - After decades of local struggle and grassroots advocacy, New Jersey made history today when Governor Murphy signed into law a first of its kind Environmental Justice Bi