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6th of May 2021

FIGHTING LANDFILLS WITH ZERO WASTE SOLUTIONS

In New Hampshire’s North Country, community leaders have fought one landfill after another. With every landfill proposal or expansion, neighbors have come together to fight it.

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3rd of May 2021

One town vs. a deep-pocketed polluter

Eliot Wessler has deep roots in New Hampshire’s North Country. His family lived in Bethlehem for many years, and wherever else he’s lived, his heart has always been in New Hampshire.

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What solidarity looks like in two New Hampshire towns

Neighbors in towns like Bethlehem, Dalton, Littleton and Carroll don’t want their community to be treated as the dumping ground for the region.

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Two big victories for climate and environmental justice!

Our state is now two steps closer to environmental justice and 100% clean, renewable energy.

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Who’s protecting our water

Lawrence Higgins and Ashley Gooldrup were two of the people that stepped up and took action in the face of severe contamination from “forever” chemicals known as PFAS.

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From contamination to action

Experts believe that a safe standard for PFAS in drinking water is 1 part per trillion. Ashley and Troy’s drinking water came back with PFAS at 16,000 parts per trillion.

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1st of April 2021

What happened to Lawrence’s water?

“We don’t know how much damage we’ve done to our kids and our grandchildren, let alone ourselves. It’s profit over lives, it really is.”

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The corporation keeping us hooked on fossil fuels

We deserve an energy grid that is responsive to the needs of ratepayers and the people living with climate catastrophe and pollution, not fossil fuel executives and utilities.

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30th of March 2021

Unknowingly drinking contaminated water

When Lawrence and Penny found out their community’s water was polluted, the many health problems he sees in his community started to make sense.

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29th of March 2021
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Climate Bill Finally Becomes Law: Grassroots Activists Across Massachusetts Celebrate Landmark Victory

Today, after months of back-and-forth with the legislature, Governor Baker has finally signed the Next Generation Climate Roadmap bill into law.

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