An alliance of 70 labor, community, & environmental organizations
Working together for safe, secure jobs, and a healthy, sustainable environment. WEC links workers, communities, and environmentalists through training, technical assistance, grassroots organizing, and public policy campaigns to promote dialogue, collaboration, and joint action.
Brandon S. Castro2019-11-14T15:36:50-05:00November 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Murphy Establishes “Implementation Board” for Public Banking.
This week, Governor Murphy signed an executive order to create an “implementation board” with the intention of establishing a public bank in New Jersey. This is an incredible, bold step for the state to take [...]
Debra Coyle2019-10-31T12:31:39-04:00October 30th, 2019|Comments Off on PES Refinery Explosion: Deadly Catastrophe Adverted By Quick Action
The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a factual update on the June 21 explosion and fire at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) Refinery in Philadelphia. The update notes that a pipe elbow, which [...]
Brandon S. Castro2019-10-28T10:28:14-04:00October 28th, 2019|Comments Off on On Sandy Anniversary Labor, Environmental Groups Warn State Officials of Toxic Threat
Seven years after Sandy, are we better prepared for a chemical spill, fire or explosion if a superstorm hits? TRENTON, NJ—Labor, environmental and community organizations are urging state leaders to plan for toxic chemical spills [...]
Debra Coyle2019-10-21T12:13:01-04:00October 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Seven Years after Hurricane Sandy; Are We Ready for the Next Disaster?
A house in New Jersey destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. This coming October 29th will mark the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. We can all remember the fear and anxiety that gripped communities [...]
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