New Jersey News

PFAS Contamination of Farmington River Highlights Need for State Action

June 14, 2019

The recent report of PFAS contamination of the Farmington River is serious and should be a wake-up call for state action. 

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Clean Water Action Statement Calling for Millionaires Tax

Trenton, NJ - Clean Water Action's NJ Campaign State Director, Eric Benson, joining others at the State House Rally in support of the the millionaires tax and tax fairness:

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Organizations Call for a DRBC Vote for Full Fracking Ban

West Trenton, NJ – Members of the public are speaking out at the Delaware River Basin Commission’s (DRBC) public meeting today at the West Trenton Fire Company Hall.

Clean Water Statement on NJ's Energy Master Plan Release

Trenton, NJ -- Statement from Clean Water Action's State Director, Amy Goldsmith, on the release of the draft Energy Master Plan (EMP) by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU):

Bipartisan cadre of legislators urge Governor, Legislature to take CLIMATE ACTION NOW!!

Trenton, NJ -- A bipartisan cadres of New Jersey legislative leaders joined the Empower NJ: No Fossil Fuel Projects Coalition today to urge the Legislature and Governor Murphy to take stronger acti

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On The Road Towards Electrifying NJ Ports

June 3, 2019

Clean Water Action sees the NJ Department of Environmental Protection’s (NJDEP) announcement today as a huge step towards improving air quality in environmental justice and port-adjacent communities, like Newark, Elizabeth, and Jersey City.