Communities are standing up and getting results!
Communities are standing up and getting results! We have seen some great victories over the past couple of months. I wanted to take a moment to share, celebrate and recognize the work of community leaders across the northeast. Oldest incinerator in the country is denied expansion: In Saugus, Massachusetts, community leaders are fighting to close […]Read More
RESOURCE: The 100 most polluting power plants in the U.S.
For Immediate Release June 16, 2022 Contacts: Leigh-Anne Cole, Community Action Works; Acting Director, 617-721-2858, email@example.com Morgan Folger, Environment America Research & Policy Center Destination: Zero Carbon Campaign Director, 267-609-6810, firstname.lastname@example.org Matt Casale, U.S. PIRG Education Fund Environment Campaigns Director, 609-610-8002, email@example.com Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, 678-427-1671, firstname.lastname@example.org RESOURCE: The 100 most polluting […]Read More
17th of May 2022
Over 250 residents rally in Plymouth to keep nuclear waste out of Cape Cod Bay!
Over 250 residents rally in Plymouth to keep nuclear waste out of Cape Cod Bay! Huge shoutout to community leaders for turning out over 250 residents to rally against nuclear waste dumping into Cape Cod Bay! In addition to the rally, twelve speakers with backgrounds in government, fishery industry, businesses and environmental protection groups voiced […]Read More
11th of May 2022
Victory in Vermont! Court approves $34M Settlement in Bennington PFOA Suit
Victory in Vermont! Court approves $34M Settlement in Bennington PFOA Suit Six years after they discovered PFOA in their water supply, neighbors in North Bennington have settled a class-action lawsuit with St-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation. U.S. District Court Chief Judge Geoffrey Crawford approved a $34 million settlement agreement that was reached between the complainants and […]Read More
6th of May 2022
New Report on Clean Energy Transition in New England
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 6th at 12pm Contacts: Mireille Bejjani – email@example.com; (914) 310-8439 Liz Stanton – firstname.lastname@example.org New Report on Clean Energy Transition in New England A new report on clean energy decision-making in New England highlights how responsibility for fossil fuel projects comes down to a handful of key players. The Applied […]Read More
2nd of May 2022
Statement: Groups Praise PFAS Interagency Task Force Work and Call for Immediate Action
For immediate release: 4/20/2022 Contact: Leigh-Anne Cole, email@example.com, 617-721-2858 Maureo Fernandez y Mora, firstname.lastname@example.org, 505-660-2818 STATEMENT: GROUPS PRAISE PFAS INTERAGENCY TASK FORCE WORK AND CALL FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION BOSTON – The state PFAS Interagency Task Force , established by the Legislature last year, released their final report to the Legislature about a class of chemicals […]Read More
9th of March 2022
Community Action Works marks 35 years of organizing, announces new board members
Thirty-five years ago, staff working with MASSPIRG had an idea: to create an organizing training and action center to help local community activists fighting to clean up hazardous waste dumpsites across Massachusetts. They formed the Massachusetts Campaign to Clean Up Hazardous Waste, first as a project of MASSPIRG, then as a new organization within the […]Read More
19th of November 2021
25th of October 2021
Stories from the Frontlines: Episode 2 of our Podcast is out!
Hear Ian McDonald tell the story of the fight to stop a second polluting power plant in one Connecticut town, from the first red flag in 2016 to where the campaign stands today.Read More
19th of October 2021
Stories of everyday people in a podcast you’ll love
We’re so excited to share this podcast, and not just because it’s our first one ever. This podcast features one of the most powerful community leaders we’ve worked with: Alice Arena.Read More