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The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, on behalf of Toxics Action Center, is challenging a state decision allowing pesticide spraying in the Champlain Valley that threatens water resources and people’s health. The lawsuit alleges ..

A photo from the #WeNeedASeat action in May.


PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are in the drinking water of more than 110 million people across the country -- a number that continues to climb as the crisis is uncovered. ..


On Friday, MassDEP adopted new state guidance values for five different per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (or PFAS) in drinking water, setting more health-protective guidance for these chemicals poisoning the drinking water of tens of thousands ..