This week the DEP formally proposed rules that would pull New Jersey
from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initative (RGGI). RGGI is compact
among northeast states that reduces carbon pollution while generating
funding for clean energy and energy efficiency programs. The Governor
stopped our participation in the program in 2011, but in March an
Appellate Court ruled he could not exit the program without altering the
Now the DEP has just released the rule proposal that would officially remove us from RGGI and we need your help to block it! Email the DEP NOW & attend the public hearing on August 8, 2014, in Trenton.
fields free of toxic chemicals
Thanks to the support of Clean Water Action New Jersey members, we had over 50 legislators sign on to co-sponsor the Safe Playing Fields Act (S541/A2143) this year.
Unfortunately, despite these co-sponsors and the support of parents throughout the state, the vote on this bill continues to be delayed. We need to send NJ legislators the message that ignoring children's health is unacceptable. Urge your legislators to pass the bill now.
We need stronger, not weakened, laws to protect our air, water, land, and public health. Consider this: