Clean Water Action offices will engage on key state and local races in all our states, seeking to protect pro-environmental majorities where they exist and flip control of chambers currently with anti-environmental majorities. Below are our priority federal races. We'll work on dozens of other state, local, and federal races in the fall of 2018.
Clean Water Action Opposes New Jersey Redistricting: Plan Undermines Voting Rights and Harms Communities of Color
Trenton, NJ -- Today, Clean Water Action joined advocates from more than 40 statewide organizations at a press conference and public hearing to demand a fair redistricting process and fair maps for New Jersey. The coalition is calling on the NJ Legislature to stop New Jersey's redistricting plan, a measure that would lay the foundation for the extreme gerrymandering of New Jersey's 40 legislative districts.
Washington Crossing, PA - Representatives of organizations and members of the public submitted 104,805 signed petitions to the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) at their public business meeting today. The petitions, collected by 15 organizations representing members in all four states that are part of the Delaware River Watershed, asks the Governors of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware to vote for a complete and permanent ban on fracking and its activities.
Trenton – Representatives of New Jersey organizations submitted 104,101 signed petitions to Governor Murphy at his West State Street office today after a State House news conference. The petitions, collected by groups representing members in all four states that are part of the Delaware River Watershed, asks the Governors to vote at the Delaware River Basin Commission for a complete and permanent ban on fracking and its activities.
Trenton, NJ - Clean Water Action issued the following statement in response to the NJDEP‘s formal notice today that the Christie Highlands septic density standard dirty water rule is and has been null and void ever since the state legislature rejected it in January of this year.
Clean Water Action applauds Governor Murphy, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and DEP Commissioner Catherine McCabe on Environmental Justice Initiative to target polluters
Camden, NJ – Clean Water Action applauds the Murphy Administration’s announcement at 1 pm today of eight lawsuits filed across the state to hold polluters accountable in environmental justice communities, including Camden and Newark.