NJ's plastic bag ban bill (S2776/A4330) cleared a critical hurdle today when it was amended and passed out of the Senate Budget Committee.
Three bills introduced today by Michigan State Representatives Yousef Rabhi, Laurie Pohutsky, and Rachel Hood will ban diversions of bottled water and strengthen protections for Michigan’s groundwater as a public trust resource.
The following statement can be attributed to Mary Brady-Enerson, Michigan Director, Clean Water Action:
DETROIT- Last week, while Michiganders were enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday, aggregate from a known contaminated site currently being used by Detroit Bulk Storage collapsed into the Detroit River. The site has been contaminated for decades with a variety of dangerous and radioactive chemicals including uranium, PCBs, and PFAS compounds. The collapsed riverbank threatens downriver water intake pipes for the city of Detroit.
THURMONT — On Saturday, October 26, Stream-Link Education organized over one hundred volunteers to plant a new 6-acre forest on formerly open land in Thurmont, Maryland.
South Amboy, NJ – Today, Clean Water Action joined Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. to applaud the passage of legislation to address PFAS contamination and exposure by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, where Pallone serves as Chairman.
Jersey City, NJ - Vice President Al Gore joined Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy today to announce New Jersey's newest ambitious goal on offshore wind.
A new report reveals that many of North America’s largest retail companies are embracing chemical safety policies to help protect consumers from toxic chemicals in products.
New commitment targets PFAS, organohalogen flame retardants, phthalates, bisphenols, and other dangerous chemicals for safe substitution
Today the Trump administration continued its assault on the Clean Water Act and signed a proposal to weaken effluent limitation guidelines (ELGs) for the power plant industry.
Changes to solar regulations, pending legislation, could open up opportunity
BOSTON -- Municipal officials from across the state, including Boston, Brockton, Cambridge, Chelsea, Holyoke, New Bedford, Worcester and twenty other communities, are urging the Baker administration and legislature to address inequities in solar access through revamped energy regulations and pending state legislation.