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The Latest On: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

September 6, 2022 | Legal Document

Comments: Proposed Environmental Justice Rules, DEP Docket No. 04-22-04

The New Jersey Environmental Justice (EJ) Law can be the most protective environmental justice law in the nation if the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection prioritizes the health of residents in overburdened communities. The Department must evolve and ensure this EJ Law protects residents from all environmental injustices within the state. New Jersey can achieve actual reductions of pollution in EJ communities by denying any new permits in already overburdened communities.

September 14, 2021

Power to the People: Conversations on Bold, Equitable, and Just Climate Solutions 2021

As the Official Climate Week Policy Program Partner, Earthjustice is hosting three virtual events with experts who are focused on advancing bold and equitable climate solutions that center justice for communities on the frontlines of pollution; and actions that support a just recovery, jobs, climate and infrastructure legislation, and advocating for solutions that match the scale of the climate crisis. Please join us!