Clean Energy in Massachusetts

Massachusetts has a clean energy future. Clean Water Action is fighting climate change while working to bridge racial and economic gaps through creative, multi-stakeholder coalitions. Read on for more about our Massachusetts energy campaigns. 

New England Currents - Fall 2016

New England Currents - Massachusetts Edition - Fall 2016

Election Day 2016: 
The High Stakes Battle for Our Health and Environment

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Green Justice Coalition

Clean Water Action has served since 2008 on the Steering Committee of the Green Justice Coalition (GJC), a partnership between labor and grassroots justice groups across Massachusetts, convened by our good friends at Community Labor United.  Over the years, GJC has won a string of victories by growing the collective people power of community-based organizations, organized labor and environmental justice groups.

Massachusetts Power Forward

Massachusetts has emerged as a national leader on energy, making substantial progress in transitioning away from polluting sources of power to rene

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Clean Water Action Responds To Baker Administration Energy Access Strategies

Today, Clean Water Action responded to an announcement by Massachusetts Governor Baker, Environment Secretary Matthew Beaton and Department of Ener

From We All Live Downstream

May 12, 2017

Massachusetts currently has two bills pending in the Legislature focused on putting a fair price on carbon pollution. Combined the bills have 79 co-sponsors — more than one-third of the Legislature. There is widespread support and strong momentum to pass a bill from previous years’ efforts .

In order to hear more directly from constituents, the Massachusetts State Senate is conducting a series of statewide forums in every corner of the state, known as Commonwealth Conversations.

Get Tough on Carbon
May 8, 2017

Clean Air for our Kids: Priceless

As we watch clean air and climate protections face rollbacks at the national level, increasingly states like Massachusetts are stepping forward to show a different path...one that can jump start the clean energy economy to reduce pollution and protect our health, as we battle the climate crisis. 

April 4, 2017

Graphic courtesy of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office.