Advocacy & Legal Campaigns

Are YOU an advocate for Barnegat Bay?

Advocate: Includes speaking in favor of, recommends, argues for a cause, supports or defends, or pleads on behalf of an issue. Works on legal, legislative and policy strategy and goals.

Clean Water Act – Impaired Waters

Clean Water Act Timeline: October 18, 1972 – Birthday of the Clean Water Act 1977 - NPDES Permit regulations established 1990 – Phase I Storm Water Regulations Established for Industrial Facilities, Construction >5 acres, and Large and...

Fertilizer Challenge

The Barnegat Bay Fertilizer Challenge is a campaign by Save Barnegat Bay to help reduce the nitrogen pollution from lawn fertilizers. Your participation is the key. The excess nitrogen is responsible for the abundance of algae, which crowds out...

Legislation

After creating the nation’s strongest fertilizer law, and the nation's first law that requires the state's transportation agencies to use only native vegetation, we are promoting a package of bills that would require the state to create nutrient...