Massachusetts News

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Environmental and health advocates call on Massachusetts legislators to get toxic chemicals out of children’s products

May 4, 2022

BOSTON--Silent Spring Institute published a peer-reviewed article today that details how widespread per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are in children’s products, including

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Burger King announces global ban of toxic “forever chemicals” in food packaging

March 24, 2022

Restaurant Brands International commits to eliminating PFAS in food packaging by 2025 in all stores worldwide including Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes

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Too Little Too Late: Statement from Zero Waste Massachusetts on the Department of Environmental Protection’s just released 2020-2030 Solid Waste Master Plan

October 18, 2021

With one day’s notice, the MA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) held a webinar today at 2pm EST to release their 2020-2030 Solid Waste Master Plan (SWMP).

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Environmental Advocates Deliver 1,800+ Petition Signatures Demanding Action on Building Emissions in Boston

September 20, 2021

Environmental advocates delivered 1,800+ petition signatures to Boston City councillors and the Mayor’s office demanding them to pass a reinforced and updated Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO).

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Lead Service Lines in Malden, MA Focus Group

September 27, 2021

Clean Water Fund is hosting two online focus groups to get more information about what residents think about lead service lines in Malden MA and what they think should be done. Please fill out our survey below to participate!

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New England for Offshore Wind

September 21, 2021

Clean Water Action is a leading partner in a new coalition dedicated to building out offshore wind power to meet our growing clean energy needs.