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Danger in the Dark: How Gov. Christie Helps Oil, Chemical, and Railroad Companies Cover Up Potential Catastrophes

This report documents how the Christie administration has failed to meet his legal responsibility under federal law and used security concerns as an excuse to refuse public access to information that would allow the community to plan and prepare for a chemical disaster from a fixed facility or hazard by rail. This [...]

By | August 20th, 2016|WEC Reports|0 Comments

Sustainable and Safe Recycling: Protecting Workers Who Protect the Planet

This report offers a unique inside look at the working conditions faced by recycling workers across the United States, as well as a series of specific policy recommendations that municipal decision makers should follow to improve industry accountability and health and safety outcomes. It also includes practical recommendations for public education programs that [...]

By | August 20th, 2015|WEC Reports|0 Comments

Failure to Act: New Jersey Jobs and Communities are Still at Risk from Toxic Chemical Disasters

Failure to Act documents how New Jersey jobs and communities are still at risk from toxic chemical disaster – five years after the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) under former Governor Jon Corzine adopted rules to implement the NJ Toxic Catastrophe Prevention Act that were supposed to drastically reduce that risk. These [...]

By | October 20th, 2013|WEC Reports|0 Comments