News Release | Environment New Jersey Research and Policy Center

New report highlights how toxic “accidents waiting to happen” threaten U.S. waterways

Facilities storing billions of gallons of toxic waste threaten America’s rivers and millions of people who live near them, according to a new report from the Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center, NJPIRG Education Fund and the Frontier Group.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

Environment New Jersey urges officials to adopt energy-saving standards for common products

 Environment New Jersey joined environmental and consumer allies to press state officials to adopt appliance efficiency standards on 18 products, including dishwashers, commercial fryers, water coolers and faucets. 

News Release | Environment America

Fast food and football: who scores, who fumbles?

With Super Bowl LIII coming up Sunday, Americans have foods such as hamburgers and pizza on their minds -- and many corporations (such as Budweiser) are touting their socially-responsible deeds in commercials.

But many corporate deeds go under the radar. In late January, two companies closely identified with football made big plays. One scored. One fumbled.

News Release | Environment America

Reports: EPA fails to make drinking water safe from toxic PFAS

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will not establish federal limits in drinking water for two prevalent toxic chemicals. The agency’s forthcoming management plan for combatting per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) lacks safeguards on PFOA and PFOS, two of the best-understood toxic PFAS chemicals. These chemicals have contaminated drinking water from Michigan to North Carolina. In refusing to set limits for PFAS, EPA is abdicating its core mission to protect human health.

News Release | Environment New Jersey

Congress to Trump: Ban Big Oil from Atlantic Ocean

Congress introduced legislation in opposition to the Trump administration’s offshore drilling plan today.  In the U.S. House, Congressman Frank Pallone (D-6) joined his colleagues in introducing legislation that would permanently ban offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean and protect the Jersey Shore.