Clean Water Action endorses Josh Gottheimer for Congress due to his strong environmental committments: Ensuring stronger drinking water standards; Opposing attemps to undermine the federal Clean Water rule; Making sure the EPA has the resources to remediate Superfund sites like the one in Ringwood; and supporting the Clean Power Plan to combat the climate crisis.
Fresh off weakening important flood and clean water rules, Governor Christie is now going after the Highlands, 800,000 acres in north- western New Jersey that supplies over half of the state’s drinking water. Contact your state legislators and legislative leaders to pass ACR192 and block the Christie Administration's effort to weaken protections in the Highlands, the source of half of NJ's drinking water.
The lead crisis in Flint, Michigan; Newark, New Jersey and across the country signals a serious need to reexamine national and state drinking water policies, repair and update our crumbling water infrastructure, and make sure sure we reduce lead at the tap, especially where children are concerned.
Six Flags Great Adventure wants to do a good deed but in a horrible way - build NJ's largest solar farm by clear cutting almost 70 acres of healthy Pinelands forest despite a perfect alternative location right next door - its 100-acre parking lot!
Governor Christie’s Administration is dismantling key clean water protections, increasing flooding and polluting drinking water.