Communities In Action

Boston Zero Waste Task Force Calls on new Mayor to Adopt Better Reduce, Reuse, Recycling Policies

Zero Waste is the key to good jobs and a green economy.

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Call to Action: Tell NStar’s CEO Tom May to Stop Toxic Pesticide Spraying!

Proposed spraying to control trees and brush beneath power lines.

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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


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

New tests find bee-killing pesticides in 51% of “bee-friendly” plants from garden centers across U.S. and Canada

Holyoke coal plant announces closure date

One major step, several more to go

Annual Vermont Activism Celebration June 9th

Activists and Experts Gather to Discuss Dangers of the Pilgrim Power Plant

Community Calls for Removal of the Plant Due to Safety Concerns