New Jersey News

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Clean Water Action Releases Its 2018-2019 NJ Legislative Scorecard

October 15, 2019

The New Jersey legislature refuses to address the major environmental challenges facing the state, according to the 2018-2019 Clean Water Action Scorecard.

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Take Back the Tap: Clean Water Action Joins Governor in Release of Lead Task Force Report & Announcement of State’s More Comprehensive Lead Action Plan

October 10, 2019

Trenton, NJ -- Today, Clean Water Action joined Governor Murphy and other members of the Jersey Water Works Task Force on Lead in Drinking Water to release its report “Lead in Drinking Water: A Permanent Solution for New Jersey”.

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NJ Legislative Scorecard 2019

October 3, 2019

The New Jersey legislature refuses to address the major environmental challenges facing the state, according to the 2018-2019 Clean Water Action Scorecard.

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Touch a Truck Event in Port Newark

October 3, 2019

Attend this "Touch a Truck" event to check out a display of electric vehicles (bus, cargo handlers and tractors) and equipment, as well as hear from vendors, user and officials. Learn more about how they work, where they are used and commitments to move the port faster towards zero emissions.

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Putting Safety First at Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant

October 2, 2019

Clean Water Action applauds Governor Murphy for reconstituting the independent oversight board regarding the decommissioning of the Oyster Creek Nuclear plant in Lacey township, NJ. It was first formed at the request of Clean Water Action, GRAMMES and other environmental grassroots groups in 2009 when the plant was relicensed by the NRC.

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Clean Water Action: Results of Newark Water Testing is Encouraging Lead Service Line Replacement still Key to Protecting Families

September 24, 2019

Newark, NJ – Clean Water Action joins Governor Murphy, NJDEP Commissioner McCabe, Newark’s Mayor Ras Baraka, and other officials to announce the results of the water testing taken after concerns were raised in August about the effectiveness of the filters being utilized as an interim measure of protection.