On World Water Day, the Fight to Protect MA Kids from Lead Continues
It’s going to take legislative action, federal funding, private grants, and, of course, grassroots organizing, to protect Massachusetts kids from lead. On this World Water Day, we commit to fighting until everyone has access to clean water.Read More
Tackling Air Pollution in Massachusetts
Clean air is a human right, but Massachusetts could be doing more to ensure that all residents have safe air to breathe, regardless of their zip code.Read More
“We Have to Create a Sense That There’s Enough for Us All” - Building the Just Transition to Offshore Wind in Salem
Neighbors and organizers with Salem Alliance for the Environment (SAFE) are collaborating with Clean Water and leading the efforts to make sure that the emerging offshore wind industry brings good, union jobs and a healthy tax base back to Salem’s diverse community.Read More
Latine Voices in Environmentalism
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, I wanted to take the time to highlight how environmental problems look different for U.S. Latines based on my interviews with 42 Latine adults living in different cities including Miami, New York City, and San Antonio.Read More
Clean Water 50 Stories: Brent Baeslack
In honor of Clean Water Action's 50th birthday, we are lifting up voices and stories in the Clean Water movement through #CleanWater50Stories. Our story is the story of everyday people who have used their power to make a difference to create a healthier and greener future for all. Meet BrentRead More
The climate friendly solution to hot summer days in Boston
Massachusetts residents struggled with extreme heat earlier this month during a week-long heatwave that drove temperatures up to 98 degrees. In Dorchester, where Betsy Drinan lives, days can get up to 15 degrees hotter compared to nearby rural areas.
For 20 years, Betsy has lived on the third floor
We need to talk about the impacts of air pollution.
The windows in my room just faced another brick building. There was never much to see other than the sunlight peeking through the shades. I'd sit in my room and tune out the sounds from outside the window. The voices of mothers yelling at their kids, neighbors blasting music, the beeping of car
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