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Action Alert July 29, 2014: Fracking Waste Bill Twitter Storm

We need your immediate help to keep fracking waste out of our state!!!

Governor Christie has until August 11 to sign the fracking waste ban. Join our friends at Clean Water Action for a Twitter Storm encouraging the governor to sign this important piece of legislation.

More details can be found here https://www.facebook.com/events/555679907870983/

Thunder Clap is a tool that will allow us to send mass tweets and Facebook posts at a coordinated time to have an even bigger impact. We ...

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Action Alert July 7, 2014: Tell Gov. Christie to Ban Fracking Waste in NJ

Thanks to your hard work bill S1041 was passed by both houses on June 26!

This important piece of legislation would prohibit the treatment, discharge, disposal, application to roadway, or storage of wastewater, wastewater solids, sludge, drill cuttings or other byproducts from natural gas exploration or production using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. This bill now awaits Governor Christie’s signature.

Won’t you sign this petition urging Governor Christie to protect New Jersey water by signing this bill into law TODAY!

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Action Alert June 20, 2014: Fracking Waste Emergency Lobby Day

Help the fracking waste legislation get to the Assembly floor.  Attend an Emergency Fracking Lobby Day this Monday!   See below from our friends at Food and Water Watch.
Emergency Lobby Day to Ban Fracking Waste Dumping!

What:  Lobby Day for Fracking Waste Dumping

When: Monday, June 23 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Where: State House Cafeteria at 10:30 or meet us in the long hallway that connects the State House and ...

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Action Alert June 19, 2014: Fracking Waste Ban

We need your immediate help to keep fracking waste out of our state!!!

Last month we had a really exciting win as the NJ Senate voted to pass legislation that would prevent New Jersey from becoming a dumping ground for toxic and radioactive fracking waste. But right now, the Assembly leadership is undecided as to whether or not it will even consider the bill for a vote.

We need your help to ensure that our voices are louder than any pressure the ...

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Action Alert June 11, 2014: Make a call to keep Fracking waste out of New Jersey

From our friends at Food and Water Watch:

We need your immediate help to keep fracking waste out of our state!

Last month we had a really exciting win as the NJ Senate voted to pass legislation that would prevent New Jersey from becoming a dumping ground for toxic and radioactive fracking waste. But right now, the Assembly leadership is undecided as to whether or not it will even ...

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Action Alert: June 3, 2014: Register for June 12 Fracking Lobby Day and Rally

Join with people from across the state to ban fracking waste dumping in New Jersey!

Fracking waste containing radioactive elements, heavy metals, and known carcinogens has already come to New Jersey, threatening our drinking water, our environment and public health. The legislature acted to ban fracking waste dumping, but Governor Christie vetoed that bill, and the legislature must act again in the new legislative session. Geological surveys show large shale deposits under portions of Central and North Jersey. Fracking waste produced ...

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Action Alerts May 28, 2014: Fracking Waste Ban/June 12 Lobby Day and Support Senator Bob Smith

The UULMNJ Environmental Task Force has been involved in shaping New Jersey environmental policy and you can help with that work.  Attached are two letters for members to use. The first is a letter that that can be used as a guide to write personal letters to Senator Bob Smith in support of his efforts to sponsor legislation that promotes sustainable energy use and conservation. The second letter can be adapted to mail to your local legislators regarding the ban on ...

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Action Alert March 11, 2014: Fracking Waste Ban Hearing on March 17

This just came in from our friends at Food and Water Watch.  Please take some time to make a few calls to prevent fracking waste in NJ.

Thanks,

Craig

Rev. Craig Hirshberg, Exec. Director

UULMNJ Public Policy Network

director@uulmnjppn.org

 

Fracking Waste Ban Hearing Scheduled for Monday!

Here is an update on the Fracking Waste Ban. We are making progress on fracking waste dumping, so have some exciting news to report.

First, the Senate Environment Committee is scheduled to hear the fraking waste ban on Monday, March 17 ...

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Princeton: Gasland II – March 30

Get a broader look at the dangers of “fracking” in this documentary film as it demonstrates the myths of natural gas as a clean and safe energy source. Learn how fracking impacts our water, air, health, communities, and our democracy, and join in a discussion with a representative of Food & Water Watch.

UU Congregation of Princeton

www.uuprinceton.org/cpt_events/gasland-film-screening/

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