Communities In Action

People Across Massachusetts Rally Against a new Pipeline

Residents speak out against the fracked gas pipeline that would lock the state into fossil fuels for decades to come.

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Creating a Coal-Free New England, One Retirement at a Time

Portsmouth, NH tired of the old and dirty coal-fired power plant in town, calls for retirement

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Victory: Vermont Yankee Announces Closure!

Dedication pays off.

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Environmental Justice Groups Cry Foul on PSEG’s Coal

The Bridgeport coal-fired power plant is among the top ten worst environmental justice offending coal plants in the nation.

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South Coast Alliance for a Cleaner Tomorrow organizes against toxic landfill capping plan:

Permit denied by Conservation Commission

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Bridgeport, Ct: Healthy Ct Alliance Turns up the Heat

Work continues to shut down New England's last coal plants

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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


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

‘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

Toxics Action Center Launches Campaign in Southern Connecticut to Increase Recycling

Maine Conservation Groups Gather with South Portland Residents to Celebrate and React to Tar Sands Vote