New Jersey News

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NJ Assembly Democrats Stymie Environmental Justice During John Lewis’ Funeral

July 30, 2020

he NJ Environmental Justice Alliance, Ironbound Community Corp. and Clean Water Action issued the following statement in response to the NJ Assembly Democrats refusal to conduct a previously scheduled final vote today on a critical environmental justice bill (A2212-S232, McKeon- Singleton) that has already passed the Senate and has unusually strong support from Governor Murphy, Senator Booker, NJ Urban Mayors Association, and over 250 labor, faith and justice groups.

Massive and Diverse List of Groups To NJ Assembly: Pass Nation’s Strongest Cumulative Impacts Bill

July 20, 2020

An incredibly powerful and diverse array of over 170 organizations representing hundreds of thousands of New Jersey residents including unions, environmental justice, social justice, community, faith-based groups, urban mayors, and an united environmental community called on the NJ State Assembly to pass the strongest possible version of the cumulative impacts bill (S232/A2212) out of committee today and the full Assembly on July 30th

Environmental Justice Leaders Join with State Leaders to Support S232 in New Jersey

June 19, 2020

(Trenton) - Standing together six feet apart today, Governor Murphy, Lt.

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New Jersey Digital Events & Actions

June 4, 2020

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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Tell Us Your Environmental Justice Story NJ

May 14, 2020

We want to hear your story. Make a quick video on your phone to lift up environmental justice. Please email us the video or post it online with the tag “#EJ4NJ” and "#EnvironmentalJustice" If you need some tips, we have a brief guide here

Long Awaited RGGI Funding and Investments Now One Step Closer to Realization in NJ

April 22, 2020

Last week’s announcement to re-enter RGGI and secure funds through the auction is definitely long-awaited good news, but Clean Water Action will continue to push for additional funding and policies that will have a real impact on reducing pollution in low income communities, reducing our climate pollutant emissions, and more rapidly transitioning New Jersey to a clean energy economy