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Touch a Truck Event in Port Newark

October 3, 2019

Attend this "Touch a Truck" event to check out a display of electric vehicles (bus, cargo handlers and tractors) and equipment, as well as hear from vendors, user and officials. Learn more about how they work, where they are used and commitments to move the port faster towards zero emissions.

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Putting Safety First at Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant

October 2, 2019

Clean Water Action applauds Governor Murphy for reconstituting the independent oversight board regarding the decommissioning of the Oyster Creek Nuclear plant in Lacey township, NJ. It was first formed at the request of Clean Water Action, GRAMMES and other environmental grassroots groups in 2009 when the plant was relicensed by the NRC.

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Clean Water Action: Results of Newark Water Testing is Encouraging Lead Service Line Replacement still Key to Protecting Families

September 24, 2019

Newark, NJ – Clean Water Action joins Governor Murphy, NJDEP Commissioner McCabe, Newark’s Mayor Ras Baraka, and other officials to announce the results of the water testing taken after concerns were raised in August about the effectiveness of the filters being utilized as an interim measure of protection.

Clean Water Action Applauds the Local Students Leading Global Climate Strike in NJ

September 20, 2019

Clean Water Action supports the millions of students around the globe, including the many here in New Jersey, who are walking out of school today to demand that world leaders take action to address the climate crisis. Three days before the UN Climate Summit in New York, local students and their allies are joining the Global Climate Strike to push for the political will for transformative actions to halt climate change.

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NJ Transit Must Commit to Transition to an All Electric Bus Fleet by 2040

September 12, 2019

Advocates, experts and transit riders call upon NJ Transit and the Murphy Administration to commit to reducing GHG emissions from the transportation sector and make a firm commitment to transition to a 100% electric bus fleet by 2040.

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Clean Water Action Endorses Clarke and Fortgang for NJ State Assembly

September 9, 2019

Clean Water Action is proud to endorse Christine Clarke (D) and Laura Fortgang (D) for New Jersey State Assembly.