Communities In Action

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


All nine towns with petition warrant articles on the ballot vote to oppose the proposed Kinder Morgan/TGP NED pipeline

Residents: "just say nay!"

Expansion of VT Fracked Gas Pipeline Halted

Residents celebrate years of work

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