Climate Change and Clean Energy in New Jersey

Clean Water Action advocates for a safe and clean energy economy, including renewable energy sources like solar and wind, and the creation of green jobs and opposing dirty and unsafe energy sources like coal, nuclear and liquid natural gas.

NJ Oil Slick on Water

Oppose the Settlement with Exxon

On multiple occasions over 20 years, the courts have found Exxon responsible and liable for 100 years of pollution and destruction of 1500 acres of forest, wetland, tideland, meadow, underlying groundwater, and nearby waterways at Exxon's refineries in Linden and Bayonne.

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Energize New Jersey

Pipelines, oil trains, fracking, and offshore oil and gas projects are impacting every corner of New Jersey.

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Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant

Clean Water Action is calling for immediate closure and full decommissioning of the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station, the oldest nuclear power plant in the country, located in Lacey Township, New Jersey. 

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PennEast Pipeline

PennEast Pipeline Company has applied to build a 118-mile pipeline through Pennsylvania and New Jersey. If it gets approved, the PennEast Pipeline will threaten our drinking water and protected open spaces.

From We All Live Downstream

Photo: KyleAndMelissa22 at English Wikipedia [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons
March 21, 2015

By Janet Tauro, Clean Water Action, NJ Board Chair - Follow on Twitter @CleanWaterNJ

The situation continues to deteriorate at the Oyster Creek nuclear plant in Lacey Township, New Jersey.