Grewal joins lawsuit to block EPA rule narrowing wetlands protection

TRENTON, NJ — Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine McCabe announced May 4 that New Jersey has filed suit to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from enacting a rule that eliminates long-standing federal protections for many wetlands, fresh water resources and coastal waters in New Jersey, neighboring states and across […]

EPA provides New Jersey $84.5M for water infrastructure improvements

TRENTON, NJ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Sept. 6 that it has awarded nearly $84.5 million to New Jersey to help finance water infrastructure projects that are essential to protecting public health and the environment. The funds will primarily be used to upgrade wastewater and drinking water systems throughout the state. “Working with […]

Grewal sues EPA over suspension of federal law on polluting trucks

TRENTON, NJ — N.J. Attorney Gen. Gurbir S. Grewal sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on July 19 over its decision to suspend a rule limiting the production of super-polluting trucks known as “gliders,” according to a press release from Grewal’s office. Former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt ordered the suspension on July 5, his final […]

NJAW encourages customers to help fix any leaks

VOORHEES, NJ — New Jersey American Water and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are reaching out to promote Fix a Leak Week, which runs from March 19 through 25. The national campaign, part of the EPA’s WaterSense program, helps to raise awareness about small leaks and other water that may be inadvertently wasted within homes. […]

EPA and Newark pharmaceutical company reach agreement

NEWARK, NJ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that it has reached an agreement with Pharmaceutical Innovations of Newark, resolving alleged violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act. The EPA had alleged that Pharmaceutical Innovations sold and distributed the unregistered and misbranded antimicrobial pesticides “PI Spray” and “PI Spray 2.” The […]