100% Renewable Energy for Massachusetts

Toxics Action Center and grassroots community leaders have worked for decades to help Massachusetts transition away from fossil fuels like coal and fracked gas. Now, we're teaming up to move our state to 100% renewable energy. Let's power forward, together. Sign our petition to help create a Commonwealth that runs on 100% renewable energy.

30th Annual Local Environmental Action Conference

Sunday, March 5th in Boston

Learn, network and get inspired at New England's largest grassroots environmental gathering. Learn more and register at www.localenvironmentalaction.org.

Gardeners Beware

Your favorite flower might be hiding a dirty secret. Neonicotinoids, a highly toxic class of pesticide, are widely used on plants by major retailers like Ace Hardware and Walmart. These pesticides are responsible for killing millions of bees and can have a devastating effect on human health.
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Toxics Action Center is hiring!

We’re looking for people to join our team of organizers across New England
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Our 2015 Annual Report is Here!

Read all about incredible citizen organizing across New England
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Problems and Solutions

Since 1987, Toxics Action Center organizers have worked side by side with more than 750 communities across New England to clean up hazardous waste sites, reduce industrial pollution, curb pesticide use, ensure healthy land use, replace dangerous chemicals with safer alternatives, and oppose dangerous waste, energy, and industrial facilities. We work on issues where environmental pollution threatens our health. Read more


Environmental Groups Sue Casella Systems Over Contaminated Drinking Wells and Toxics Pollution from a Leaking Landfill

Brayton Point Coal Plant Closes

Massachusetts is now coal-free

Citizens Concerned About Herbicide use on Lake Iroquois Voice Concerns Regarding Toxics & Process

Doubling Down on Climate Progress

Governor Sununu could greatly increase the benefits of reducing power plant pollution

Lawmakers Respond to PFOA Contamination by Working to Better Safeguard Public from Toxic Chemical Exposure

On the one-year anniversary of the discovery of PFOA contamination in private drinking water supplies in Bennington, lawmakers are working to improve toxic pollution protections for Vermonters