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Stop Trumps' Deniers. Original photo credit: Shawn Hempel / Shutterstock

Stop Trump from rolling back health and environmental protections.

President Trump’s proposed budget would lead to more water and air pollution by slashing funding to programs that clean up New Jersey's toxic sites, protect our waterways, and restore our coastline.

New Jersey's U.S. Senators and Representatives have the power to protect funding for programs that keep our water and air clean and invest in clean energy. Make sure they stand strong against these extreme budget cuts.

Alarming numbers of trains carrying explosive crude oil have been traveling to transfer terminals in Baltimore City and through Maryland to refineries along the East Coast since 2012, with no comprehensive study of the extensive public safety, health, and environmental impacts that a leak or explosion would cause. The election of Donald Trump as U.S.

Onion Creek, Photo courtesy of ProtectOutWaterNow.org

Contact your legislators today and tell them to support legislation (HB 3467 / SB S.B. 1796, and HB 3036) to ban future discharges of treated sewage into waterways within the Edwards Aquifer contributing and recharge zones.

Take action to protect trees / photo: Century Tree at Texas A&M, flickr.com/derekbruff (CC BY-NC 2.0)

More than 50 cities in Texas from all across the political spectrum have ordinances in place to protect older, larger trees. But these ordinances are under attack from the legislature.

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Recycling here in Rhode Island is mediocre at best. In 2015, our municipal recycling rate hovered around 25% -- an unimpressive figure when compared to other states. And commercial recycling rates are even lower.

The Shenango Coke Works site

For years the Shenango Coke Works on Neville Island has harmed the health and environment of the over 70,000 residents living nearby. The plant’s closure creates an opportunity to replace one of the area’s biggest polluters with a use that would benefit the entire community. Yet DTE Energy is pursuing an action that could erase this opportunity and the progress we’ve made toward cleaner air. They are applying for Emission Reduction Credits (ERCs) equal to the amount of pollution that the Shenango Coke Works emitted when it was operating.

Please contact your state legislators now and ask them to support An Act to protect children, families, and firefighters from harmful flame retardants.

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Take Action! Tell VDEQ our water needs better protections from coal ash.

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The highly controversial South Jersey Natural Gas application for a 23-mile, mile gas pipeline through the protected Pinelands forest preserve is back on the burner. The pipeline was rejected by the all-volunteer Pinelands Commission in 2014. Since then, it’s been non-stop back-room deals, political shenanigans, and utter disrespect for the public.