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Long Branch, NJ 07740
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Montclair, NJ 07042
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A Virtual Town Hall: Clean Energy Equity

Join us 9/23 for a Virtual Townhall: Clean Energy Equity in New Jersey!

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Fund Climate Justice & Good Jobs

The climate crisis clock is ticking. We can't allow a budget to be finalized that doesn't meet the gravity of this moment. Write a letter to the Assembly and Senate Budget Committee members as well as to your own state legislators, and tell them that a 2022 budget that cuts clean energy dollars and underfunds mass transit is unacceptable! 

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New Jersey Digital Events & Actions

Here are some resources and online events we’ve hosted over the last few weeks. The work for a clean, just, and healthy environment never stops - so please check back regularly for updates!

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Historic Win! Ban on Fracking Adopted throughout Delaware River Watershed

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) banned fracking in the Delaware River Watershed today, affecting four states and water supplies for millions, after eleven years of raging debate and public discourse.

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Take Action: NJ's Green Amendment

New Jersey legislators have proposed a constitutional Green Amendment that will recognize and protect the rights of all the people of the state, including future generations, to pure water, clean air, a stable climate and healthy environments.

New Jersey Sets National Precedent with Environmental Justice Bill Signing Today

(Trenton) - After decades of local struggle and grassroots advocacy, New Jersey made history today when Governor Murphy signed into law a first of its kind Environmental Justice Bi

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Local Community Advocates Call On Rep. Andy Kim To Fight For Major Climate Investments

Today, Clean Water Action and the Climate Action Campaign (CAC) hosted a virtual press conference with local community advocates to highlight recent extreme weather along the Jersey Shore and urge Rep. Andy Kim (NJ-03) to fight for major investments to combat climate change through the Build Back Better Budget.

From We All Live Downstream

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Testimony Opposing "Chemical Recycling" A5803

June 14, 2021

Statement by Maura Toomey, Zero Waste Organizer for Clean Water Action before the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee Opposing A5803

June 14, 2021

ReThink Disposable Blog Series Part III: Next Steps for Statewide Zero Waste Policies

June 11, 2021

New Jersey’s ban on single-use carryout bags and polystyrene foam containers will go into effect one year from now, or May 2022! This victory was the result of the groundswell of concern over the damage being caused to our environment by waste and single-use plastics. This is only the beginning of the paradigm shift toward zero waste happening in New Jersey, across the U.S., and around the world. In the next part of our ReThink Disposable Blog Series, we will take a look at state policies in the works that will move us ever closer toward a zero waste future.

Testimony on Environmentally Sustainable Government Procurement Bill A2783

March 23, 2021

Statement for Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee on A2783

March 15, 2021