News Release | Environment America

Lead contamination in schools’ drinking water: worse than previously thought

Lead contamination in our schools is more pervasive than previously thought, according to water testing data from 20 states published in a national interactive map by Environment America and U.S. PIRG today. As schools begin summer break, the groups urge public officials to take swift action to Get the Lead Out of schools’ drinking water.

News Release | Environment America

States to EPA: Uphold the Clean Car Standards!

Today 17 states and Washington, D.C., representing over 40 percent of the U.S. population, filed suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its “arbitrary and capricious” decision to rollback the clean car standards, the best federal program to fight global warming.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

NJ Bans Off-Shore Drilling in State Waters; Gov. Murphy’s Clear Rebuke to Big Oil and Trump Administration’s Atlantic Attack

Statement from Environment New Jersey Director Doug O’Malley on the signing by Gov. Phil Murphy this morning of legislation to ban off-shore drilling in state waters as well as to prohibiting the permitting of any off-shore drilling infrastructure, during a signing ceremony along the boardwalk in Point Pleasant.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

Passage of Clean, Renewable Energy Standard Returns New Jersey to Clean Energy Leadership

Statement from Environment New Jersey Director Doug O’Malley on the New Jersey Legislature’s passage yesterday of the clean, renewable energy and nuclear subsidy bills.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

New Jersey Can And Should Go Big on Clean, Renewable Energy

The New Jersey Legislature will consider bills on the proposed nuclear subsidy bill and the clean, renewable energy bill during their full voting session in the State Senate and Assembly this afternoon. Environment New Jersey is advocating that to embrace a clean, renewable energy future and to pivot off the rollbacks of the Christie era, we shouldn't be massively subsidizing profitable nuclear facilities.

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