If not corrected, this plan will mean more flooding and pollution in Jackson, damage headwater streams of the Toms and Delaware Rivers, Barnegat Bay, and the internationally significant and fragile Pinelands, and flies in the face of what makes Great Adventure special.
"Thank you, Governor Cuomo, and thank you to the incredible diverse grassroots effort against this dirty, dangerous, and unneeded fossil fuel project. This is a victory for the shipping and fishing industries, small businesses, the environment, national security and so much more, most notably democracy. This decision was a no brainer but these days you can take nothing for granted. Shame on the fossil fuel industry and the feds for making so many waste precious resources including time away from families on this.
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. Take Action!
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).
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.