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Register Today for Local Environmental Action 2015!

The Local Environmental Action Conference is a day of learning, inspiration, networking, and action. Join us March 15th at Northeastern University in Boston.
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CT: Citizen outreach effort builds support for Zero Waste

This summer, Toxics Action Center pounded the pavement, going door to door to mobilize public support for Zero Waste in Connecticut.
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ME: South Portland Citizens win Tar Sands ban once and for all

This July, a group of citizens made history when they stood up to ExxonMobil- and won.
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VT: Residents come together to protect drinking water source

Berlin Pond, an important drinking water source, was under protection from pollution-until last year.
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MA: Thanks to citizen action, state to go coal-free by 2017

This year, activism won over coal in New England.
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Problems and Solutions

Since 1987, Toxics Action Center organizers have worked side by side with more than 625 communities across New England to clean up hazardous waste sites, reduce industrial pollution, curb pesticide use, ensure healthy land use, replace dangerous chemicals with safer alternatives, and oppose dangerous waste, energy, and industrial facilities. We work on issues where environmental pollution threatens our health. Read more

News

Vermont Gas Announces More Cost Overruns and Delays on Pipeline

More Evidence Fracked Gas Pipeline is Bad Deal for Public

‘Faces of Portsmouth’ Call for End of Coal

150 Residents Take Photo in Support of Schiller Station’s Retirement

Over 100 Small Businesses Lend Name to Pipeline Fight

Somerset Community Group Releases New Survey on Future of Town Economy

Survey Says Citizens Want Clean Energy and Public Participation for Coal Plant Site Reuse

Toxics Action Center Launches Campaign in Southern Connecticut to Increase Recycling