Community Action Works
Community Action Works


15th of September 2021


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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How one family stood up to a major polluter

“My mom was the ultimate watchdog. She was a nurse. And she wanted to protect her family and neighbors at all costs.”

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An entire family and the polluter ¼ mile away

Jackie’s story is a unique one. Jackie has lived in Saugus, MA her entire life. So has her entire family.

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24th of June 2021

Meet Teddi: Working to Stop Peabody Peaker Plant

“Living with a disability is like a job—it’s not easy to take care of my body,” said Teddi. “My antennas have to be up for everything that concerns my wellbeing.”

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