New Jersey News

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Recognition in the fight for Environmental Justice!

December 21, 2020

The Murphy administration in New Jersey honored a wide array of environmental leaders with its 2020

Community Leaders Call on Port Authority to Block Amazon Air Cargo Hub at Newark Airport

NEWARK, NJ - At a press conference today, Amazon workers, environmental advocates, labor groups, and small business owners came together to push back on plans for a new Amazon air

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Clean Water Action, Governor Murphy Campaign in Newark, Promises Made and Kept - Now Murphy Vows to Reduce Pollution in EJ neighborhoods, Be a Climate Gamechanger

September 30, 2021

Clean Water Action officially endorsed Governor Phil Murphy for re-election today at the same site it announced its endorsement of then candidate Murphy four years ago.

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Clean Water Action, Governor Murphy to Campaign in Newark for more Climate Justice promises made, promises kept and more to be announced

September 30, 2021

Governor Murphy and Clean Water Action will hold a press conference to discuss promises made, promises kept, unfinished business and more to come on environmental justice, climate, green jobs and public health.


PennEast Pipeline Cancelled! Dogged Opposition by the People Wins the Day

September 27, 2021

"Thanks to the tireless work of our members, organizers, local activists, and elected officials  who never stopped believing we could stop this dangerous and unnecessary pipeline, we are celebrating today," said Eric Benson, Clean Water Action, NJ Campaigns Director. "But we know the fossil fuel industry will continue to try to put their profits before people and the planet. We are ready to build on our existing deep partnerships with Governor Murphy, US Representatives Watson-Coleman and Malinowski, NJ Senators Turner and Bateman, and Assemblyman Zwicker. Together we will continue to fight to build a clean energy future -- and we know we can win."

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Clean Water Action Endorses Tirza Wahrman for Mayor of West Windsor

September 24, 2021

The grassroots environmental advocacy organization, Clean Water Action, has officially endorsed Tirza Wahrman for mayor of West Windsor.