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Massachusetts’ Climate Champion Wins Primary Race. Clean Water Action Congratulates Ed Markey

September 2, 2020

“Massachusetts voters have spoken: this moment in human history is the time to back and support our climate champions, not to sideline them."

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Clean Water Action's Massachusetts Endorsements 2020 - Results!

August 18, 2020

We’re proud and excited to announce that the vast majority of our endorsed Clean Water champions in Massachusetts won their races!

Community leaders call on legislators to end environmental inequality at #LetUsBreathe justice town hall

May 5, 2020

Town hall speakers underscore dire circumstances facing at-risk communities during COVID-19 due to toxic air, compromised immune system, and lack of appropriate regulation from the State

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Toxic Flame Retardants

April 15, 2020

Learn about flame retardants, chemicals that are added to everyday products such as highchairs, car seats, nursing pads, upholstered furniture, carpet pads, nap mats, strollers, electronics (including toys) and many more common household products. Many flame retardants are hazardous to our health. Over time flame retardants escape from the products they are used in and get into the air and dust around us. 

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PFAS: The Forever Chemicals

April 14, 2020

Learn more about PFAS, a class of chemicals used to make products grease proof, water-proof, stick-proof, and stain-resistant. 

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Stuck inside? Resources for staying connected while social distancing and isolation during COVID-19

March 30, 2020

As many of us, including most of Clean Water Action’s staff, find ourselves inside and working from home, we are still seeking connection with our community. We have been inspired by the online response, and have listed some of our favorites here. We hope you enjoy them - and check back regularly for updates!