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Boston, MA 02118
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Protecting our Health from Toxic Chemicals

From before we are born until the time we die, every one of us is repeatedly and regularly exposed to toxic chemicals that can seriously harm our health. Clean Water Action is working to protect families and workers by phasing out harmful chemicals in our products.

Boston Recycling Coalition

Boston’s recycling rate has risen from abysmal levels in recent years, but still lags far behind the national average. Boston incinerates 80% of its residential waste and pays tens of millions annually for the privilege.

Massachusetts Power Forward

Massachusetts has emerged as a national leader on energy, making substantial progress in transitioning away from polluting sources of power to renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Green Justice Coalition

Clean Water Action has served since 2008 on the Steering Committee of the Green Justice Coalition (GJC), a partnership between labor and grassroots justice groups across Massachusetts, convened by our good friends at Community Labor United.  Over the years, GJC has won a string of victories by growing the collective people power of community-based organizations, organized labor and environmental justice groups.

Massachusetts Campaign for a Clean Energy Future

Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing our planet, our country, and our beloved bay state.

The Bay State Needs a Price on Carbon

We are all aware of the devastating impacts climate change could have on Massachusetts, intensifying storms and wreaking havoc on aging infrastructure. Tell Governor Baker to lead on climate.

From We All Live Downstream

Storm the State House for Safe Chemicals

Proud, grateful and hopeful for the future

August 23, 2016

In this work sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, and sometimes the thing you’ve been pouring your heart and soul into just peters out at the end of a legislative session and you set your sights

Advocates Pose With Governor At Signing of New Energy Bill

A New Energy Law in Massachusetts

August 9, 2016

It has been a busy, busy two years.

Congressman Lynch - Gas PIpelines

"All I can say is that we have to keep on fighting"

July 25, 2016

Writing in the Boston Globe just a few days ago, Karenna Gore - Director of the Center for Earth Ethics and daughter of former Vice President Al Gore - stated that "[T]he oil and gas industry is now an empire that makes its own rules." I couldn't agree more. But the tough questions that are being asked not only in print, but in public protest and in the halls of power are exposing the incredible reach of the fossil fuel lobby and fueling the popular movement fighting to shut down polluters' lock on our society.