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Tell State Officials: No more Housing Developments in Flood Plains

The time is NOW. Please send an urgent message to Gov. Murphy and DEP Commissioner LaTourette asking them to adopt emergency regulations around flooding and stormwater ASAP.

Join us in celebrating Clean Water Action's 50th!

Cheers to 50 Years: Autumn Toast to a Healthy Environment

50 Year Celebration, Fundraising and Charity Auction Event

 

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New Jersey Releases Landmark Environmental Justice Rules

Environmental Justice (EJ) communities throughout New Jersey are on the brink of change as the landmark Environmental Justice Bill S232 comes closer to being realized. Today’s release of long awaited rules that accompany this landmark EJ Law is a critically important milestone.

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

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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NJ Legislative Scorecard 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. 
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Let's protect the Delaware River watershed from ALL fracking activities!

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), a regional governing body that protects the health and safety of the Delaware River Watershed, is made up of the four governors of New York, New Jersey,

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NJDEP Proposed CO2 Rule Falls Short in Dealing With Climate Emergency

Today Empower NJ coalition along with advocates and more are testifying at NJDEP’s public hearing on its Control and Prohibition of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rule, which is part of the NJ Protecting Against Climate Threats (PACT) rulemaking process.

From We All Live Downstream

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Let's Take a Breath and Make Sure NJ's Environmental Justice Law Does What is Intended

August 3, 2022

We will all breathe easier once New Jersey’s Environmental Justice Law is implemented. Signed by Governor Murphy two years ago, the law gives the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) the power to deny permits to polluting industries that would further harm overburdened communities all across the state. It has the potential to be one of the strongest policies of this type in the nation.

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Janet Tauro

June 13, 2022

To celebrate Clean Water Action's 50th anniversary, we’re sharing our history and journey with the people who have joined us along the way as we worked to protect clean water through #CleanWater50 stories. Today's story features Janet Tauro, a long time grassroots activist and NJ Advisory Board Chair of Clean Water Action.

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Clean Water on the Move - April 2022

April 13, 2022

Welcome to Clean Water on the Move, your monthly update from Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund in New Jersey!