New Jersey News

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Historic Win! Ban on Fracking Adopted throughout Delaware River Watershed

February 25, 2021

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) banned fracking in the Delaware River Watershed today, affecting four states and water supplies for millions, after eleven years of raging debate and public discourse.

Clean Water Action Responds to Governor Murphy's Announcement on Clean Energy and Green Jobs

February 16, 2021

Newark, NJ: Responding to Governor Phil Murphy’s announcement today on disbursement of the Volkswagen settlement and Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative funds, and a new Executive O


Clean Water Action Joins Riders, Workers, Advocates, and Elected Leaders to Commemorate Rosa Parks With Call For Equitable NJ Transit Bus Network During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

February 4, 2021

Today, on Thursday, February 4th, marks the fifth year that a coalition of elected leaders, transit advocates, environmental groups, labor unions, faith-based leaders, community groups, and bus riders observed Transit Equity Day on Rosa Parks’ birthday with a call for an equitable public transit through substantial funding

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Clean Water Action Opposes Rushed Corporate Tax Giveaway

December 17, 2020

Clean Water Action is appalled by the sudden release of the massive $11.5 billion corporate tax subsidies bill and the undemocratic rush to shove it down the public’s throat during the holidays in the middle of the pandemic.

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DRBC Votes to Approve Gibbstown Fracking Terminal - Shameful move comes after tens of thousands speak up in opposition

December 9, 2020

The Delaware River Basin Commission voted to approve a permit for a highly controversial fracked gas terminal to be built in South Jersey, despite a flood of public comments opposing the dangerous project.

Major Environmental Group Urges NJ NOT to Join Weak Climate Pact - Calls for Stronger, Faster, Environmentally Just Measures

Clean Water Action announced today its opposition to New Jersey joining the proposed multi-state agreement, Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI). Clean Water Action is the first major environmental group in New Jersey to join the NJ Environmental Justice Alliance (NJEJA) and Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) in urging the Murphy Administration to reject the pact in favor of mandatory pollution reductions, targeted funding and action on overburdened communities, and more participatory decision-making especially in communities most affected.