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Clean Water Action Statement on Signing of Stormwater Utility Bill

March 18, 2019

Clean Water Action's State Director, Amy Goldsmith, released the following statement in regards to Governor Murphy's signing of the stormwater utility bill (S.1073) today.

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NJBPU’s $12 Billion Question: Excessive Corporate Profit or Ratepayer/Environmental Protections?

March 13, 2019

Clean Water Action joined AARP, the Anti-Poverty Network, small businesses and large industrial energy users to call on the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) and Governor Murphy to protect ratepayers, public health, private property and the environment at a statehouse press conference following NJBPU’s monthly meeting this morning.

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Clean Water Action Joins Newark Mayor Baraka in Ribbon Cutting to Launch Lead Service Line Replacements

March 13, 2019

Clean Water Action joins Newark’s Mayor Ras Baraka and other officials at a ribbon cutting to launch its lead service line replacement program.

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Public Calls upon Governors of Delaware River Watershed to support Full Ban on Fracking and its Activities to Protect Public Health

March 13, 2019

Clean Water Action joined representatives of health professionals and organizations from throughout the Delaware River Watershed with residents today to testify before the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC).

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Murphy Budget Step in Right Direction, Legislature Needs to Better Support NJT, BPU, DEP

March 5, 2019

Clean Water Action's NJ State Director, Amy Goldsmith, released the following statement in response to Governor Murphy's proposed budget released this afternoon.

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Controversial Pinelands Coal Plant To Shut Down Not Convert

February 28, 2019

Clean Water Action sang the praises of today's overnight news that the owner of the BL England (aka Beasley Point) power plant in Ocean City has decided to retire it instead of continuing with a controversial plan to try and convert if from dirty coal to equally problematic frack gas power.