TRENTON, NJ - Flanked by legislators just named "environmental heroes", Clean Water Action released a comprehensive scorecard today that praised their work, found a majority of the State Senate and Assembly failing as much as they were when last evaluated 2 years ago, and joined their heroes in calling for immediate corrective action. Click here for quotes from the 14 heroes.
Newark, NJ-This week, Clean Water Action and NJ Environmental Justice Alliance (NJEJA), both founding members of the Coalition for Healthy Ports, held a Truck Count and Walking Tour in the South Ward of Newark, which is surrounded by highways, the airport, railroads, trucks, a superfund site, polluting industry and the Port of Newark.
WHAT: Truck Count and Walking Tour in the Weequahic Park and Dayton Street Neighborhood to highlight air pollution and health issues facing residents in the South Ward of Newark, NJ, which is surrounded by highways, railroads, trucks, a superfund site, polluting industry and the port. Hosted by Moving Forward Network (MFN) and Coalition for Healthy Ports member groups Clean Water Action and NJ Environmental Justice Alliance (NJEJA).
WHEN: Thursday, July 30, 2015, 8:30 am-Noon
LANSING – Today, state leaders announced that they intend to develop a State Carbon Implementation Plan (SCIP) to limit carbon emissions from existing power plants for the first time in history. The SCIP must comply with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan that was introduced on August 3 or be subject to the federal implementation plan.