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19th of November 2021

A Pesticide Organizing Playbook for Maine

The Pesticide Organizing Playbook is a step-by-step guide to passing a strong pesticide ordinance in your community, specifically for cities and towns in Maine.

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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.

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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.

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18th of October 2021

Too Little Too Late: Statement from Zero Waste Massachusetts on the 2020-2030 Solid Waste Master Plan

While some new initiatives were announced, the Plan falls far short of what is needed to curb climate pollution from trash, improve public health, and eliminate the burdens on environmental justice communities in the commonwealth.

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5th of October 2021
Tell ISO-NE: No More Fossil Fuels!

Here’s why we’re hooked on fossil fuels

It’s not just one fossil fuel power plant in Peabody, MA that’s the problem. It’s the regional energy grid operator behind it.

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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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