Massachusetts Blog Posts

A Toxic Relationship: Hospital Waste and Environmental Health

April 19, 2018

The last thing that I think of after I get a shot is “where does the syringe end up after (hopefully) being properly disposed of in the biohazard bins?” But it’s a question I’ve been harboring rece

I’m with Her (Mother Earth): A Climate Affair

April 19, 2018

If you open up your social media feed you’ll probably notice a lot of news about incredible young people doing powerful things to influence policy, make the world a bett

Marisol Fernández y Mora

Children’s health should not be a lottery system

April 12, 2018

When I applied to be a door to door canvasser for Clean Water in my senior year of college, I figured it would be a pretty cool part time job until graduation.

Recognizing Women Leaders: Lee Ketelsen

March 28, 2018

As National Women’s History Month is winding down, we’d like to end it by honoring and recognizing an important women leader in the Clean Water Action family.

Flooding in winthrop, photo: @jeffreytngrid on twitter

March Madness and the Climate Crisis

March 22, 2018

The calendar says it is officially spring now, but we're not feeling it on the ground in the Northeast. We just experienced our fourth Nor'easter in recent weeks, the "Foureaster" as friends are joking on Facebook. In my town of Winthrop, Massachusetts, we have been rocked by this "new normal" on our small peninsula with only two roads in and out of town.