Communities In Action

Let's Clean Up Lake Champlain

Last summer's algae blooms were a wake-up call. It's time to reduce pollution run-off into Lake Champlain and finally clean it up.
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Gardeners Beware

Your favorite flower might be hiding a dirty secret. Neonicotinoids, a highly toxic class of pesticide, are widely used on plants by major retailers like Ace Hardware and Walmart. These pesticides are responsible for killing millions of bees and can have a devastating effect on human health.
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Toxics Action Center is hiring!

We’re looking for people to join our team of organizers across New England
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Tell Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, we won’t pay for pipelines!

Sign today.
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Our 2014 Annual Report is Here!

Read all about incredible citizen organizing across 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


AG Study Urges Continued Investment in Energy Efficiency

Report Finds No Need for New Ratepayer-Funded Natural Gas Pipeline

Mass Power Forward Coalition Mobilizes en Masse for Major Energy Hearing

Report Shows Dorchester and Roxbury Key for Improving Boston’s Recycling Rate

Boston Recycling Coalition Presents Survey Results to City Council, Calls for Zero Waste Planning

Somerset Community Group Funds Independent Research On Coal Plant Reuse

Energy Consultant Synapse to Analyze Reuse Opportunities for Brayton Point

100+ Environmental Organizations, Faith & Economic Justice Groups and Small Businesses Launch Coordinated Campaign to Fight for Clean Energy

Simultaneous Press Conferences in Weymouth, Boston, Holyoke, Pittsfield, West Peabody and Fall River