New Jersey News

Clean Water Action Applauds the Local Students Leading Global Climate Strike in NJ

September 20, 2019

Clean Water Action supports the millions of students around the globe, including the many here in New Jersey, who are walking out of school today to demand that world leaders take action to address the climate crisis. Three days before the UN Climate Summit in New York, local students and their allies are joining the Global Climate Strike to push for the political will for transformative actions to halt climate change.

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NJ Transit Must Commit to Transition to an All Electric Bus Fleet by 2040

September 12, 2019

Advocates, experts and transit riders call upon NJ Transit and the Murphy Administration to commit to reducing GHG emissions from the transportation sector and make a firm commitment to transition to a 100% electric bus fleet by 2040.

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Clean Water Action Endorses Clarke and Fortgang for NJ State Assembly

September 9, 2019

Clean Water Action is proud to endorse Christine Clarke (D) and Laura Fortgang (D) for New Jersey State Assembly. 

Global Warming Not an Act: Governor Murphy Directs NJDEP to Reduce Black Carbon

July 19, 2019

Clean Water Action State Director, Amy Goldsmith, released the following statement this morning in response to Governor Murphy signing S3207 / A4821 (Smith/Vainieri Huttle) late yesterday to amend

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Empower NJ coalition has some serious questions about NJ’s draft Energy Master Plan

July 15, 2019

The draft EMP is potentially the most holistic energy master plan to transition us to a green economy but without more details and stopping new frack gas projects it will utterly fail to achieve the governors 100% clean energy goals and global warming response act mandates.

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Clean Water Action Applauds Congressman Pallone's Tough Stance Against Offshore Drilling

July 2, 2019

Clean Water Action stands with Congressman Frank Pallone today in unity to fight any Trump Administration plan to expand oil drilling into the Atlantic.