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15th of September 2021

THE NEW GROUP FIGHTING A PROPOSED POWER PLANT IN PEABODY, MASS.

Breathe Clean North Shore is made up of neighbors in Peabody who just this year found out about a proposed power plant in their city.

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N.H. NEIGHBORS COME TOGETHER TO PROTECT DRINKING WATER

When neighbors across New Hampshire raised the alarm on drinking water contamination from the toxic “forever” chemical called PFAS, we knew it was just the tip of the toxic iceberg.

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TURNING THE TIDE ON PESTICIDES IN VERMONT

Vermonters are fighting to keep toxic pesticides out of their communities. Right now, this fight is happening at the local level in Brandon, Leicester, Salisbury, Goshen, Pittsford and Proctor.

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DON’T WASTE ME: TAKING ACTION TO CLOSE THE LOOPHOLE

Don’t Waste ME, a community group that includes leaders of the Penobscot Nation as well as neighbors living next to the state’s largest landfill, has been fighting to close a loophole that allows out-of-state waste to fill Maine’s landfills.

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8th of September 2021
Tell ISO-NE: No More Fossil Fuels!

Why a fossil fuel power plant affects us region-wide

Find out why a power plant that would run on fracked gas and oil is being proposed in Peabody.

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Imagine a pipeline here, in Longmeadow, MA.

No fracked gas pipeline in Western Mass!

We are in the midst of a climate crisis, and yet: Eversource wants to build a new fracked gas pipeline right in Longmeadow and Springfield, MA.

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7th of September 2021

New Hampshire: No permits for polluters!

Forest Lake State Park is well-loved. Neighbors have been swimming, boating and fishing in the park for generations. That’s why neighbors are calling on you to send a letter to the NH Department of Environmental Services to DENY the permit for a landfill right next to this pristine park.

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17th of August 2021

Stop a fossil fuel power plant in Peabody

Sudi Smoller sat in on a ton of meetings in Peabody, MA during her career as a reporter. But one meeting she never covered was the electric utility meetings. Now, she doesn’t miss a single one.

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16th of August 2021

DPU Fails to Protect Public Interest and Community Health: Approves MMWEC’s request for $170 mil in Bonds

Despite substantive evidence suggesting that the proposed gas and oil peaker would harm local residents, worsen the climate crisis, and not provide the lowest- cost option, DPU approved MMWEC’s request for $170 million in bonds to fund a brand new dirty facility.

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5th of August 2021
Community leaders in big against fossil fuels.

South Portland wins big against fossil fuels

These victories show that even fossil fuel giants are no match for neighbors who come together to fight for their community.

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