Communities in Action


News from the Field

Every year, Toxics Action Center works with thousands of residents, in hundreds of communities across New England.  We organize with neighborhoods for safe drinking water, for clean air, for pesticide-free schools, and dozens of other goals.  Below are updates and stories from just some of the towns, communities, and states working with Toxics Action Center for more sustainable communities.

MA: One Step Closer to Coal-Free

Statewide Coal Plant Revitalization Task Force launches

MA: Moving towards a cancer-free local economy

Finding solutions in local communities

Bridgeport, CT: Healthy CT Alliance Turns up the Heat

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

CT: Aiming for Zero Waste

Increasing Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

MA: People Rally Against the Pipeline

Residents speak out against Kinder Morgan Pipeline

NH: Chemical Free Lakes Report Released

Resource guide provides information on safe, non-toxic lake management tools

Dartmouth, MA: Neighbors Band Together for Clean Water

SouthCoast Alliance for a Cleaner tomorrow advocates for "No Pollution Solution"

Springfield, VT: Biomass project denied

Victory for citizens and national movement

Springfield, VT: Residents voice concerns over proposed Biomass Plant

Springfield, Vermont neighbors worry about air pollution

South Portland, ME: Activists Stand Up to ExxonMobil's Tar Sands Plan

Pipeline located within 1000ft of Southern Maine reservoir

Boston, MA: Over 300 Gather for Local Environmental Action

27th annual Local Environmental Action conference

CT: Victory Against Attempted Rollback of Safe School Grounds Law

Toxic pesticides banned from CT elementary schools

New England-wide: Fighting for a Responsible Future

How fracked gas pipelines threaten our energy future in Vermont and Massachussetts

Nationwide: Mind the Store

Call to action: tell the nation’s top ten retailers to get tough on toxic chemicals!

Biddeford, ME: Incinerator Finally Closes

Big win for Maine residents fighting for incinerator closure

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