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Governor Murphy’s Road to Nowhere

September 12, 2022

Spending billions of dollars on road expansion while mass transit remains underfunded completely misses the urgency of the climate moment we are in! We need to all work together to make sure that Governor Murphy backs up his climate talk with climate action.

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NJ Governor Murphy's Proposed Budget: Stronger Investments Needed for a Livable Climate Future

March 29, 2022

Today, Eric Benson, Clean Water Action's NJ Campaign Director, testified at the first of two Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee public hearings on Governor Phil Murphy’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2023. 

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Giving Food Waste a Second Life

May 4, 2020

Amidst this time of hardship and uncertainty, we bring you some good news: Governor Murphy has signed a food waste recycling mandate (A2371/S865) that will help keep food waste out of landfills and implement more sustainable practices.

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Ensuring Safety: Nuclear Oversight Board Established in New Jersey

October 10, 2019

Less than a week after Clean Water Action called for an independent oversight board to scrutinize the decommissioning of the Oyster Creek nuclear plant, the Murphy Administration agreed and signed an executive order for its establishment.

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13 Gas Projects Undermine Murphy Energy Plan, Threaten Climate Catastrophe

February 13, 2019

Today, Empower NJ released a new report​ documenting the devastating climate impacts of 13 fossil fuel projects in New Jersey.