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28th of January 2021

Poisoned well water: Sandy’s story

“People are being contaminated by this and have no idea. We don’t have time to wait.”

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The first thing we’re fighting for in 2021

‘Forever’ chemicals are completely unregulated at the federal level. We’re fighting to change that.

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26th of January 2021
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Governor Baker vetoed the climate bill. Here’s what you can do.

We’re disappointed in the governor’s veto. But, there’s still a chance to get this bill passed this session. Legislators have already refiled the bill, and we’re calling on our representatives to support them in passing this bill again and overriding the governor’s veto if necessary.

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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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