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13th of January 2021

Maine’s victory for environmental justice

Here’s how a group of community leaders from Old Town, Argyle, Orono and the Penobscot Nation just brought Maine one step closer to environmental justice.

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5th of January 2021
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Mass Power Forward: Glad for Environmental Justice, Ready to build on this foundation for more in 2021

On Monday, January 4th, both chambers finally released a final compromise version of the climate Roadmap Bill: S.2995. The coalition celebrated the inclusion of environmental justice in particular, the creation of a net zero stretch building code, and giving municipalities greater control over the quality and efficiency of new construction projects.

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17th of December 2020

Training Series: Grants Fundraising for Community Groups

Check out our Grants Fundraising for Community Groups training to go over the process for getting grants, cover basic skills of grant writing and creating budgets, and share resources for where to find funders for your work.

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14th of December 2020

Holiday Update, December 2020

Our community has accomplished amazing things this year, even while overcoming major challenges—and that’s worth celebrating.

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10th of December 2020

Meet the pipeline fighters in New Hampshire’s Upper Valley who won

Energy and Climate Upper Valley is made up of concerned neighbors who came together when a fracked gas pipeline and storage depot was proposed for Lebanon, New Hampshire. Together, they organized powerful local opposition and stopped this pipeline from being built.

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2nd of December 2020

How this Maine town went pesticide-free

Rick Traub and his neighbors were concerned about pesticides in Blue Hill. Together, they formed the Blue Hill Healthy Ecosystem Group and decided to take action.

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We’ll miss seeing you at Local Environmental Action

We’re sad to say it, but it’s time. Our annual Local Environmental Action conference won’t be happening in March 2021.

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19th of November 2020

Training Series: Writing Strong Petitions and Action Pages

In this training we answer questions like: How do I create a message that inspires people to take action? How do I use that message to write powerful petitions, emails, testimony, social media posts and more?

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11th of November 2020

The election’s over, but the work isn’t

With a new administration coming in this January, we’re ready to do more than just protect—we’re ready for large-scale transformation.

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You can make this climate bill stronger

An important climate bill passed the House and the Senate and is sitting in a conference committee. It’s time to tell your representatives to make sure this bill comes out of committee even stronger than before.

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