Opinion: Ban fracking waste anywhere in New Jersey


JUNIOR ROMERO / APP.COM – Gov, Phil Murphy’s call for a ban on fracking and the dumping of fracking waste in the Delaware River basin is a bold move to protect a clean drinking water source for millions. But if this toxic drilling waste is a danger to the Delaware, it’s a danger everywhere else. That’s why fracking waste should be banned across the Garden State.

A waste ban bill passed the state Senate in November, but it remains stymied in the Assembly. It’s time for Speaker Craig Coughlin to bring this measure up for a vote …

Junior Romero is the central Jersey organizer for Food & Water Watch.

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