Category: Clean Water

WATER CRISIS: Potential Booker 2020 opponent tells Newark he’ll help probe corruption during Booker’s tenure

NEWARK, N.J. – The long process of replacing Newark’s lead-producing water lines is finally underway, but the core problems in city government which brought about the crisis remain unaddressed. Chief among those antecedents: rampant corruption which was in full-swing under Read More

ELECTION 2021: Ciattarelli backs Essex’s water crisis bond deal with Newark

NEWARK, N.J. – 2021 gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli opined on the ongoing Newark water crisis this week.  The former assemblyman joined his fellow ex-legislator (Democrat John Wisniewski) to discuss the issue as part of a new weekly segment hosted by Read More

REPORT: Booker confidant allegedly told Newark Watershed’s executive director to solicit political contributions

NEWARK, N.J. – Cory Booker’s starring role in Newark’s lead water crisis was bad enough based upon what we already knew, Save Jerseyans. It just got worse.  On Thursday, Politico reported that “a longtime friend and adviser to former Mayor Read More

Trump Administration Opens Way to Drilling for Oil, Gas Off Atlantic Coast

The Trump administration yesterday opened a path to drill for oil and gas off the Atlantic coast, a step conservationists thought they had blocked last year. In a notice to be published today, the National Fisheries Service is proposing five Read More

GOP Platform: It’s Time To Get Rid Of The EPA

The Republican Party’s 2016 platform proposes getting rid of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a massive regulatory body and turning it into an “independent bipartisan commission.” “We propose to shift responsibility for environmental regulation from the federal bureaucracy to Read More

LEAD GLOVE: Christie spokesperson blasts Newark Mayor’s “bizarre blame game”

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog What’s in the water up there, Save Jerseyans? Something more than lead, I suspect. In case you missed it, Mayor Ras Baraka took a shot at Governor Chris Christie today as fears Read More