Citizens speak out against Port Ambrose at public hearing and Support Governor Christie’s Vow to Veto
Liberty Natural Gas (Liberty LNG) is once again trying to place a hazardous LNG port (called "Port Ambrose") off the NY/NJ coast (the project was vetoed in 2011 by Gov. Christie) -- just 28 miles from Sandy Hook and 18 miles off Jones Beach, NY.
Liberty LNG is proposing to create a deepwater port that would bring combustible liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers to the NY/NJ region. Under the Deepwater Port Act, this LNG facility could be used for both import and export.
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: