Massachusetts News

Ten zero waste ideas for the next governor of Massachusetts

November 23, 2022

Massachusetts Governor-elect Maura Healey and her administration have a huge opportunity to address one of the most pressing environmental and public health issues today -- our waste crisis.

Governor Baker signs Public Lands Preservation Act into law!

November 18, 2022

BOSTON–Late Thursday, November 17, 2022, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law An Act preserving open space in the Commonwealth (H.5381), also known as the Public Lands Preservation Act (PLPA), thus ending a more than two decade effort to codify a policy of “no net loss” of public land.

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JOINT STATEMENT: Advocates Applaud Enactment of the Public Lands Preservation Act, Call on Governor Baker to Sign Bill into Law

November 10, 2022

A group of 12 local, regional, and national land conservation and environmental organizations advocating on behalf of the Public Lands Preservation Act applaud the bill’s passage and urge Governor Baker to sign it.

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New report: “The Need to Enforce: Waste Ban Regulations in Massachusetts”

September 8, 2022

According to a new report issued Thursday by Zero Waste Massachusetts, two million tons of materials banned from the state’s landfills and incinerators end up there each year. The report, entitled “PDF icon The Need to Enforce: Waste Ban Regulations in Massachusetts” – looks at banned waste being disposed of in the Commonwealth, and provides snapshots of other states and cities with waste bans.

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Clean Water Action Massachusetts’ 2022 Primary Endorsements

August 26, 2022

Primary Election Day in Massachusetts is Tuesday, September 6th.

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Clean Water Action Massachusetts' 2022 General Endorsements

August 24, 2022

Clean Water Action is pleased to announce the candidates we have endorsed in the 2022 General Election!