Responding to issuance of a final rule by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) encouraging DEP to grant waivers to corporations seeking to avoid health and environmental safeguards, environmental and labor organizations issued this joint statement:

Governor Christie has directed his Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to adopt a “waiver rule” that allows the DEP to gut important environmental, workplace safety, and public health protections at the behest of powerful corporations and special interests.

See the Press Release here