Debra Coyle

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Request Public Bridge Inspection Reports

Aging railroad bridges cross many of New Jersey’s waterways. Many of the bridges are used to move highly flammable hazardous materials, including Bakken crude oil, throughout our state. The condition of bridges has been virtually unknown because there is no state or federal requirement for railroad companies to disclose bridge inspection reports, until now. [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Act Now|0 Comments

Urge Governor Christie to Take Action to Protect our Lives, Jobs, Health, Schools, and Businesses!

New Jersey Work Environment Council and our allies strongly urge Governor Christie to take action to protect our lives, jobs, health, schools, and businesses. The deadly hazards of crude oil shipments on rail are concerning to residents in New Jersey as thousands of rail cars now pass through our communities every week, including through densely [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|Petitions|0 Comments

WEC Annual Awards Dinner & 30th Anniversary Celebration

The New Jersey Work Environment Council holds its major fundraiser, an awards dinner, each year. 2016 is our 30th anniversary year and we anticipate being joined by at least 150 labor, environmental, community leaders and public officials, representing many thousands of New Jersey workers and residents. The event will be held on Thursday, November [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Events, Highlights|0 Comments

Will EPA’s Updated Chemical Security Rule Make NJ Safer?

EPA should seize the opportunity to act to protect public safety and the environment from toxic chemical disasters. But will it apply the lessons learned in New Jersey? This spring, EPA proposed amending its Risk Management Program (RMP) rule that covers facilities using extraordinarily hazardous substances. The proposed rule exempts 88 percent of the total [...]

By | August 4th, 2016|Highlights, Opinion Pieces|0 Comments

Shed Light on Crude Oil Shipments

Should corporate secrecy come before protection of human lives? That question was raised dramatically by four events recently involving railroad safety, including the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia. Full Article by Dominick Marino, President, Professional Firefighters Association of NJ & WEC Board Member and Debra Coyle McFadden, WEC staff July 5, 2015 - Courier-Post

By | July 5th, 2015|Opinion Pieces|0 Comments