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.

CT: Aiming for Zero Waste

Increasing Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

MA: People Rally Against the Pipeline

Residents speak out against Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Community Activism Across Maine in 2015

Congrats to all the amazing leaders working for a healthier Maine!

Stronger Together

Rhode Islanders Fight Spectra’s Dirty Energy Proposals

NH: Chemical Free Lakes Report Released

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

Bridgeport, CT: Healthy CT Alliance Turns up the Heat

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

Springfield, VT: Biomass project denied

Victory for citizens and national movement

Community Activism Across New England in 2015

Congrats to all the amazing leaders working for healthier communities!

Dartmouth, MA: Neighbors Band Together for Clean Water

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

Community Activism Across Connecticut in 2015

Congrats to all the amazing leaders working for healthier communities!

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

Community Activism Across Vermont in 2015

Congrats to all the amazing leaders working for a healthier Vermont!

New England-wide: Fighting for a Responsible Future

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

CT: Victory Against Attempted Rollback of Safe School Grounds Law

Toxic pesticides banned from CT elementary schools

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