As you’ve probably heard, President Trump has publicaly stated, “We are going to get rid of it [US Environmental Protection Agency] in almost every form.” Stripping down regulations and agencies that protect our waterways and natural resources favors the interests of polluters instead of the people. We need YOUR help to protect what is rightfully ours! The EPA was created in 1972 to protect swimmable, fishable, and drinkable waterways and the ecosystems that depend on them. There’s no time to move backwards when we’ve come this far! Take action by telling your Congress member that cuts to the EPA budget Read more →
January 20, 2016
The End of NJ’s Shellfish War is Nearing
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (NJDEP) ban on shellfish research and restoration programs in the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary had been set in stone since 2010, even after Superstorm Sandy prompted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to recommend beefing up shellfish reefs to protect shorelines from storm surge and erosion.