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Clean Water Action's 35th Annual Conference

Clean Water Action is excited to host our 35th annual conference series Upholding Democracy for a Healthy Environment, starting on Saturday, April 17, 2021 and culmination on May 4 - World Asthma Day. View on Zoom! All are welcome to attend. Register here.

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Stop polluters from evading the new environmental justice law! Write Governor Murphy

Write the governor a letter today telling him to issue an executive order that directs the DEP not to issue permits for facilities in overburdened, environmental justice communities prior to the time that DEP regulations for S232 are implemented.

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Historic Win! Ban on Fracking Adopted throughout Delaware River Watershed

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) banned fracking in the Delaware River Watershed today, affecting four states and water supplies for millions, after eleven years of raging debate and public discourse.

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Take Action: NJ's Green Amendment

New Jersey legislators have proposed a constitutional Green Amendment that will recognize and protect the rights of all the people of the state, including future generations, to pure water, clean air, a stable climate and healthy environments.

New Jersey Sets National Precedent with Environmental Justice Bill Signing Today

(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

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New Jersey Digital Events & Actions

Here are some resources and online events we’ve hosted over the last few weeks. The work for a clean, just, and healthy environment never stops - so please check back regularly for updates!

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Testimony on Environmentally Sustainable Government Procurement Bill A2783

March 23, 2021

Statement for Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee on A2783

March 15, 2021

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ReThink Disposable Blog Series Part II: Next Steps for Local Zero Waste Policies

February 22, 2021

NJ's statewide ban on single-use carryout bags and polystyrene foam containers was a huge victory made possible in part by the 50 plus local ordinances banning these and other single-use disposables. This just goes to show how powerful local policies can be in creating larger change. So what else can municipalities do?