Toxics Action Center
Toxics Action Center

Communities in Action

Every year, Toxics Action Center works with thousands of residents, in nearly a hundred communities across New England. We organize with neighborhoods for safe drinking water, for clean air, for pesticide-free schools, and dozens of other goals. Here are some stories of the activists we work with.

Community Groups Across the Country Speak Out for Health Protective PFAS Drinking Water Standards following Saint-Gobain Dropping Lawsuit Against the State of Vermont

Montpelier, Vt. -- The multinational corporation Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics agreed to dismiss the lawsuit against the State of Vermont challenging the perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”) and

Bristol Success Story

Moving Towards Zero Waste “The road was rocky, but eventually the landfill was safely closed, even earlier than we expected, and further environmental risks were

South Portland’s Success Story

South Portland Activists Take on Big Oil and the Chemical Industry Big Oil Comes to Town Canadian tar sands oil is some of the dirtiest

Holyoke Success Story

Holyoke, Massachusetts Neighbors Retire and Redevelop the Mt. Tom Coal Plant Meet Carlos and Rosa Carlos and Rosa Rodriguez, members of community group, Neighbor to