Climate Change and Clean Energy in New Jersey

Clean Water Action advocates for a safe and clean energy economy, including renewable energy sources like solar and wind, and the creation of green jobs and opposing dirty and unsafe energy sources like coal, nuclear and liquid natural gas.

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PennEast Pipeline

PennEast Pipeline Company has applied to build a 118-mile pipeline through Pennsylvania and New Jersey. If it gets approved, the PennEast Pipeline will threaten our drinking water and protected open spaces.

Fighting Bad Energy Projects in NJ

New Jersey, the nation's most densely populated state with a history of contamination and pollution, is now threatened by a crazy quilt of oil and gas pipeline projects.

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Jersey Renews

Climate change poses a massive threat to our state, yet strong actions to counter it offer an opportunity to prepare New Jersey for the future by cutting greenhouse gas emissions, reducing dangerous deadly air pollution, moving toward a truly clean energy future, and creating and securing good, family-sustaining clean energy and green infrastructure jobs.

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Action Alert - Oppose Governor Christie's Bad Settlement With Exxon

On multiple occasions over 20 years, the courts have found Exxon responsible and liable for 100 years of pollution and destruction of 1500 acres of forest, wetland, tideland, meadow, underlying groundwater, and nearby waterways at Exxon's refineries in Linden and Bayonne.

From We All Live Downstream

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March 21, 2015

By Janet Tauro, Clean Water Action, NJ Board Chair - Follow on Twitter @CleanWaterNJ

The situation continues to deteriorate at the Oyster Creek nuclear plant in Lacey Township, New Jersey.