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Setting The Record Straight On NJ State Senator Cardinale

July 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

New Jersey State Senator Gerald Cardinale (R), representing the 39th Legislative District, has a record of supporting fracking and the infrastructure of pipelines and compressor stations that are causing damage to the health of New Jersey residents and to the environment. On June 26, 2013, a group of environmental activists made an unannounced visit to his legislative office in Cresskill, to spotlight Senator Cardinale’s role in obstructing a shift to sustainable energy, and in denying the validity of climate change. As it turned out, Cardinale, who is a dentist by profession, was away [...]

Ban Fracking Waste in New Jersey

June 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

In June of 2012 the New Jersey legislature passed a ban on fracking waste dumping, which was subsequently vetoed by Governor Christie in September 2012. During a nine month period over 160 organizations collected 17,000 petition signatures and held dozens of local actions in support of the ban. Hundreds of activists marched on the state capital in Trenton on June 20, 2013 to demand that the legislators who voted for the bill last year vote again this year to override Governor Christie’s [...]