Newark Safe Drinking Water Case Documents

Legal Filings
April 24, 2018

The Newark Education Workers Caucus (NEW Caucus) and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) announced plans to sue the City of Newark and the Acting Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) for violating the federal drinking water law, resulting in elevated levels of lead in drinking water.

These are the current documents associated with this case:

Safe Drinking Water Act

  • Notice of Intent to Sue re: Lead in Drinking Water Act in Newark, NJ
  • Exhibits 1-36, Notice of Intent to Sue re: Lead in Drinking Water in Newark, NJ
  • Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief

NJ Open Public Records Act: NRDC v. City of Newark

  • Complaint Seeking Public Records Pertaining to Lead in Newark's Drinking Water
  • Reply Brief in Support of Order to Show Cause
  • Order Entered by Judge Beacham