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Trump’s EPA Sued Over Understating Risks of Deadly Chemical

NEW YORK, NY — Today, a coalition of community, labor, and environmental groups filed a petition challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final methylene chloride risk evaluation, which unlawfully determined that manufacturing, disposal, and several other uses of [...]

By |July 16th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases, WEC in the News|Comments Off on Trump’s EPA Sued Over Understating Risks of Deadly Chemical

ADVOCATES RELEASE PLAN TO REOPEN SCHOOLS

For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 9, 2020 Contact: Debra Coyle McFadden, Director, NJ Work Environment Council, 609-707-1320, dcoyle@njwec.org Claire Barnett, Executive Director, Healthy Schools Network, 202-543-7555 ADVOCATES RELEASE PLAN TO REOPEN SCHOOLS  PANDEMIC V. SCHOOLS: A NATIONAL CALL TO [...]

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Work Environment Council of New Jersey Releases Guidelines for “A Safe and Just Return to Work”

Los Angeles - “My co-workers are getting sick and we know this disease can be fatal,” said Sofia, a pseudonym for a worker at a Case Farms poultry plant. “We want to do our [...]

By |May 14th, 2020|Categories: Highlights, Press Releases, WEC in the News|Comments Off on Work Environment Council of New Jersey Releases Guidelines for “A Safe and Just Return to Work”

NJ DOH Issues Updated Guidance on Mercury Found in School Floors

Press Release For Immediate Release: February 19, 2020 Contact: Heather L. Sorge, NJ Work Environment Council, Campaign Organizer for Healthy Schools Now 908/310-7874; hsorge@njwec.org Debra Coyle McFadden, NJ Work Environment Council, Executive Director 609/707-1320; [...]

By |February 20th, 2020|Categories: Highlights, Press Releases|Comments Off on NJ DOH Issues Updated Guidance on Mercury Found in School Floors

Labor & Environment Coalition Tackle Transit Equity with a Day of Action for a Fully Funded NJ Transit

Early this morning, Jersey Renews advocates and Amalgamated Transit Union workers from across the state staged a Day of Action to celebrate Transit Equity Day. Groups convened at transit hubs in North, Central, and South [...]

By |February 4th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases, WEC in the News|Comments Off on Labor & Environment Coalition Tackle Transit Equity with a Day of Action for a Fully Funded NJ Transit
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