New Jersey News

Enviro Groups Comment on Exxon Split Decision

February 12, 2018

Today the Appellate Court released their decision on NJ Sierra Club vs NJDEP on the Exxon settlement.

Ratepayer Nuclear Bailout to PSE&G Unwarranted - Senate Bill 877 Sends Us Backwards Not Forwards

February 6, 2018

Today, Clean Water Action joined a broad coalition of business, community, and environmental groups at a Statehouse press conference to speak out about the nuclear subsidy bill, S877 (Sweeney).

Transit Equity Rally: Electrification of Transportation Will Preserve our Climate & Create Jobs

February 6, 2018

Converting Diesel Powered Fleets to Electric Will Greatly Reduce Asthma and Cancer Rates

Clean Water Action Hails Senate Appropriations Committee for Putting the Brakes on a $300 Million Bailout to PSE&G

February 5, 2018

Trenton, NJ--New Jersey lawmakers took a solid step toward setting the state on a renewable energy future by putting the brakes on a controversial $300 million bailout for the benefit of PSE&G stockholders. The bailout would have been a stumbling block for Governor Philip Murphy’s plan to achieve a 21st Century renewable energy future for New Jersey.

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Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station Closing Ahead of Schedule

February 2, 2018

The news that the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in Lacey Township will close ahead of schedule in October, 2018 is hardly surprising given the myriad of safety and technical problems that have arisen over the years.

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order for NJ to Rejoin RGGI

January 29, 2018

Clean Water Action is thrilled that New Jersey is on a path to enter RGGI as well as committed to bringing the investment to our ports and Environmental Justice communities that have long been left out of the benefits of carbon reduction and improved health.