New Jersey News

50% Emission Cuts by 2030 is the New Policy; NJ Must Put into Practice

November 10, 2021

Clean Water Action organizers were on hand to celebrate Governor Murphy’s announcement that he is issuing an Executive Order to reduce New Jersey’s greenhouse gas emissions to 50% of their 2006 levels by the year 2030. The announcement took place with a backdrop of construction vehicles as workers continued to install the nation’s largest solar farm on reclaimed landfill.

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2020-2021 NJ Legislature Champions 11 Environmental Laws, Best Showing in Years

October 26, 2021

In a session marked by crisis after crisis from COVID and George Floyd to the January 6th insurrection and Ida, a majority of legislators rose to the occasion and made the connection that protecting our environment means protecting our health, greening our economy, and standing up for justice.

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NJ Legislative Scorecard 2021

October 25, 2021
The PDF icon New Jersey Legislative Scorecard 2020-2021 details the environmental voting records of every legislator and the behind the scenes leadership of this session’s environmental champions from the 2019 lame duck session through September 2021. 

Community Leaders Call on Port Authority to Block Amazon Air Cargo Hub at Newark Airport

NEWARK, NJ - At a press conference today, Amazon workers, environmental advocates, labor groups, and small business owners came together to push back on plans for a new Amazon air

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Clean Water Action, Governor Murphy Campaign in Newark, Promises Made and Kept - Now Murphy Vows to Reduce Pollution in EJ neighborhoods, Be a Climate Gamechanger

September 30, 2021

Clean Water Action officially endorsed Governor Phil Murphy for re-election today at the same site it announced its endorsement of then candidate Murphy four years ago.

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Clean Water Action, Governor Murphy to Campaign in Newark for more Climate Justice promises made, promises kept and more to be announced

September 30, 2021

Governor Murphy and Clean Water Action will hold a press conference to discuss promises made, promises kept, unfinished business and more to come on environmental justice, climate, green jobs and public health.