If we want a greener, healthier world we need to protect our rivers, lakes and streams.
Clean water is vital to ecosystems, to our health, and our quality of life. But too many of our rivers, lakes and streams are vulnerable to pollution. This pollution, along with outdated infrastructure – like lead pipes in our schools – puts our health at risk. We need to work together to protect our waters.
The Latest on Clean water
Groups Celebrate Success Of NJ’s Get Past Plastic Law After One Year
EPA Clean Water Act Permit Litigation: Declaration of Environment New Jersey Member Ann Sorrel
Chemical train derailment highlights need for stronger safety rules to protect the environment
A New Congress on Capitol Hill
Update: Environmental law under threat
What You Can Do
Make our beaches safe for swimming
Get the lead out of school drinking water
Tell the EPA: Keep plastic pollution out of our waterways
Who are the top toxic water polluters in your state?
Get the Lead Out
Get the Lead Out Toolkit
Wasting our Waterways
Statement: Senate rejects amendment that would speed approval of polluting projects
The legislation from Sen. Manchin would have weakened environmental protections under NEPA.
In a win for the Delaware River, the EPA agrees to raise water quality standards
The EPA will update water quality standards for the lower Delaware River that haven't been changed in more than a half-century.
On 10th Sandy Anniversary, Gov. Murphy & NJDEP Move Forward on Inland Flooding Rules
Sandy was our wake-up call that climate change had loaded the dice of extreme weather and Ida was the fire bell that flooding could happen anywhere. We shouldn’t wait for the next storm to hit before we act.
Report: Polluters dumped ~200 million lbs. of toxics into waterways
Call to cut down water pollution as Supreme Court case, 50th anniversary of Clean Water Act, near
U.S. House committee approves $36 million for schools to get the lead out
Progress on ensuring safe drinking water for kids, as the House Appropriations Committee approves $36 million to help schools get the lead out.