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2018 Elections: A Fight for Clean Water

July 31, 2018

Clean Water Action offices will engage on key state and local races in all our states, seeking to protect pro-environmental majorities where they exist and flip control of chambers currently with anti-environmental majorities. Below are our priority federal races. We'll work on dozens of other state, local, and federal races in the fall of 2018.

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Protect the Delaware: Support a 100% Fracking Ban!

November 15, 2018

The Delaware River Basin Commission, 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, Pennsyl

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Clean Water Action Asks NJ Attorney General To Review Oyster Creek Deal

November 8, 2018

Clean Water Action has requested a review by the NJ Attorney General on the proposed deal to transfer the Oyster Creek license and $982 million decommissioning fund to a Camden-based company that has partnered with a Canadian energy giant reportedly facing corruption charges in that country.

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Clean Water Action's Field Canvass Made a Difference in Midterms

November 7, 2018

Statewide, the organization's robust field operations brought dozens of professional canvassers into neighborhoods throughout four targeted districts - knocking on more than 220,000 doors across New Jersey and mobilizing tens of thousands of voters to the polls.

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Environmentalists Rally to Save the Pinelands

October 22, 2018

Today, Clean Water Action joined the Pinelands Preservation Alliance and other environmental groups on the steps of the capitol for a Rally to Protect the Pinelands, presenting thousands of petitions to Governor Murphy urging him to reform the Pinelands Commission. 

Clean Water Action: Say Goodbye to the Oyster Creek Nuke and Hello to Offshore Wind

September 17, 2018

Today’s anticipated decision by the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to issue an RFP for 1100 MW of offshore wind proves the future of clean energy is here and now.