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Environmental Justice & Climate Change at the Forefront of New Transportation Investments in NJ

February 17, 2021

Just months after announcing groundbreaking environmental justice legislation, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has announced a trio of environmental actions, including over $100 million in new transportation investments to tackle the climate crisis, reduce pollution in communities of color and high-poverty areas, and create new jobs.

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#LetUsBreatheNJ - Call to Action

May 13, 2020

Clean Water Action joined the Moving Forward Network in holding a World Asthma Day Virtual Town Hall featuring elected officials, health professionals and grassroots leaders working on the front lines to address the root cause in “asthma hotspots” like Newark, Elizabeth, Camden, California as well as state legislators promoting environmental justice legislation. Watch here.

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Cleaning Up Our Air By Cleaning Transportation

May 11, 2020

The best way to protect our health from the harms of pollution is to prevent pollution in the first place.

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Lawrenceville residents call for accountability with steel foundry

March 10, 2016

When I was moving to Pittsburgh I conducted the arduous task of finding a place to live without being in the city.