About Toxics Action Center

Toxics Action Center’s mission is to work side-by-side with communities, providing you with the skills and resources needed to prevent or clean up pollution at the local level.

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Communities in Action



Propane facilities pose substantial safety risks – which is why North Branford’s zoning regulations banned them. However, when a propane company wanted to build a facility on land owned by a town councilman, the town ..


On May 31st, Brayton Point coal plant, the largest fossil fuel power plant in all of New England, retired permanently. Toxics Action Center first started working with residents in ​Somerset, Mass. a decade ago, and ..


At Toxics Action Center, we believe that access to clean water is a human right. This puts us at odds with some powerful interests that are making lots of money by commodifying water. The Swiss ..

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