Communities Of Color and low income communities have been disproportionately poisoned by pollution for far too long, made worse by COVID. Every person deserves a healthy home, school, place of worship, workplace, and recreational areas regardless of their income, zip code, or the color of their skin. A 10 year campaign led by the Ironbound Community Corporation, the New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance, and Clean Water Action to take a key step in righting this wrong is climaxing now, and we need your help.
The NJ Senate passed a landmark Environmental Justice bill (S232/A2212, Singleton / McKeon) last month. Governor Murphy made a public announcement of support on Juneteenth. However, Speaker Coughlin canceled a final vote on July 30th just hours before it was to occur. Now it is past time for the Assembly to act. A2212 will:
Take Action! The NJ Assembly must pass NJ's Cumulative Impacts Bill (S232 / A2212) without any weakening amendments by the end of August.