Massachusetts News

Under the wire: Mass. legislature sends bill to Governor’s desk that will protect children and firefighters from toxic flame retardants

January 2, 2019

“This is a huge new year’s gift to all Massachusetts families and in particular firefighters,” said Elizabeth Saunders, Massachusetts Director for Clean Water Action and board member of the Alliance. “These chemicals have been putting our children and firefighters at risk for decades and it’s high time that they are removed from the products that we bring into our homes. We’re counting on Governor Baker to join the legislature in prioritizing protection for our most vulnerable by signing this bill into law.”

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2018 Clean Water Candidates in Massachusetts

August 28, 2018

When you go to the polls, be sure to choose candidates who will fight for clean water, clean air and healthy communities. Session after session, the Massachusetts legislature punts when it could kick a field goal for clean energy and environmental justice. Meanwhile, we’re fighting to prevent backsliding in the US Congress every day. Your vote can make the difference between electing legislators who fight for a healthy future and stable climate or maintain the status quo. Climate change is not going to wait for Beacon Hill or Congress to take baby steps.  Clean Water Action has endorsed candidates who represent the environment and will protect Massachusetts

Governor Baker Gets a "C" on Environmental Protection

June 12, 2018

"In this third year of the Baker Administration, it is frustrating to see largely modest steps forward and many issues showing no improvement. Most significantly, the decision to allow an expansion at the unlined Wheelabrator incinerator ash landfill in Saugus is a true violation of environmental justice and a slap in the face to neighboring communities who have felt this burden for decades." -- Cindy Luppi, New England Director

Clean Energy for All

February 27, 2018

Clean energy belongs to us all, but unequal access to resources like solar, a key part of our renewable energy future, show us we have a long way to go.

Green Justice Coalition Pushes “Solar For All” in Massachusetts with MA Black and Latino Legislative Caucus

October 3, 2017

BOSTON – Renters and low-income communities can benefit from solar energy, but state policies are standing in the way.

Brayton Point Ceases Power Generation in Key Moment for Region’s Energy Future

May 31, 2017

Community leaders and organizations call on Dynegy to collaborate on a just transition for workers and residents.