The 15-member Pinelands Commission plays a crucial role in the protection of the Pinelands. The Commission is hindered by vacancies. The time is now for New Jersey’s Senate to approve the Governor’s nominations to the Pinelands Commission. We can’t afford to leave the 1.1 million-acre Pinelands Natural Reserve unprotected.
It is past time for the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to take action and stop the damage being done by illegal Off-Road Vehicles (ORV) in the Pinelands. The state must control the use of motorized vehicles on state land and right now that is not happening. Sign our petition to the DEP today!
Our friends at Clean Water Action are helping people email their legislators to strengthen and pass New Jersey’s Cumulative Impacts Bill. S232/A2212 requires the Department of Environmental Protection to evaluate environmental and public health impacts of certain facilities on overburdened communities when reviewing certain permit applications.
Communities of color and low-income communities have been disproportionately dumped on for too long. Every person deserves a healthy home, school, place of worship, workplace, and recreational areas regardless of their zip code, or color of their skin.