Clean Energy in Massachusetts

Massachusetts has a clean energy future. Clean Water Action is fighting climate change while working to bridge racial and economic gaps through creative, multi-stakeholder coalitions. Read on for more about our Massachusetts energy campaigns. 

Who deserves clean air and water?

Everyone deserves clean energy and a healthy environment, but many Massachusetts communities bear a greater health burden from fossil fuel pollutio

New England Currents - Fall 2016

New England Currents - Massachusetts Edition - Fall 2016

Election Day 2016: 
The High Stakes Battle for Our Health and Environment

Key Milestone Transitioning Away from Coal: Brayton Point Water Tower Implosion

“The fight for climate justice is one of the biggest battles we face,” said Cindy Luppi, New England Director, Clean Water Action, who has partnered with local leaders and health groups since the 1990s on these efforts.  “We know our children’s future depends on us moving away from the burning of coal and other fossil fuels, but we have to find real world solutions that show respect for workers and communities, and keep the lights on powered with clean energy at the same time. ”

Massachusetts State House - William Zhang

Massachusetts Legislative Priorities for 2019-2020

When it comes to protecting children from toxic chemicals, getting lead out of drinking water, putting a stop to climate change or protecting our m

From We All Live Downstream

Carbon pricing for MA!
April 3, 2019

I’ve been canvassing with the Northampton office of Clean Water Action since November. I’m also studying social thought and political economy, working to gain a better understanding of the mechanisms of social and political change. Organizing for Clean Water Action has given me the opportunity to gain experience on the ground, advocating for environmental justice and sustainability. I have been extremely lucky to work with an incredible group of people and have gained a much better understanding of the local and national campaigns Clean Water Action is taking on.

Youth Climate Strike in Boston
April 3, 2019

On March 15, young people all over the world gathered together to protest the lack of action in the fight against climate change. The Youth Climate Strike highlighted the urgency of climate change and reminded leaders that the decisions they make will impact the futures of our generation.

Elijah Romulus
March 29, 2019

Interview by Tova Crystal, Massachusetts Communications Intern

Elijah Romulus is the newest member of the Clean Water Action Advisory Board and is an avid advocate for renewable energy and social justice. Elijah has a Master’s degree in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University’s UEP program and currently works as the Assistant Town Planner in Bridgewater, MA. Elijah is a “proud Haitian American and proudly from the City of Brockton”-- here’s what else he had to say.

Q: What drove you to work with Clean Water Action?