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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When communities come together and organize we win. Take action online on New England's most pressing environmental and public health issues.

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Communities in Action



There’s power in people coming together and fighting for what’s right. Now, more than ever, it’s up to us to take action to change the way things are going. And thanks to you, it’s working. ..


More than 10 years ago, a biomass incinerator was proposed in Springfield, MA—the asthma capital of the U.S. For almost 10 years, activists led by Arise for Social Justice have kept it from being built ..


Incineration just doesn’t belong in the same category as wind and solar. A clean, renewable energy future means that the energy we produce is good for our health, our climate, and our planet. It’s possible ..