Massachusetts Blog Posts

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Massachusetts Senate Passes Clean Energy Bill

June 20, 2018

Last week, the Massachusetts Senate passed a landmark clean energy bill, S.2545, An Act to Promote a Clean Energy Future. While the fight is not over, and a House version still needs to pass, this bill is a strong signal to the world that Massachusetts wants to be on the forefront of climate policy and justice.

Thank you Lowe’s: Toxic paint strippers going, going….!

June 4, 2018

From May 6th through May 11th, 2018, consumers from around the country visited their local Lowe’s home improvement stores as a part of the “Mind the Store’s” Week of Action to urge Lowe’

Clean Water Action Massachusetts Advisory Board Member Margot Barnet at the podium in Worcester, MA.

A Busy First Week: Zero Waste, Grassroots Leaders Harmed by Fracking, and an Environmental Town Hall

May 31, 2018

Last week, I started at Clean Water Action Massachusetts as the new Clean Energy Organizer, and it has been jam-packed with events and meetings.

A Toxic Relationship: Hospital Waste and Environmental Health

April 19, 2018

The last thing that I think of after I get a shot is “where does the syringe end up after (hopefully) being properly disposed of in the biohazard bins?” But it’s a question I’ve been harboring rece

I’m with Her (Mother Earth): A Climate Affair

April 19, 2018

If you open up your social media feed you’ll probably notice a lot of news about incredible young people doing powerful things to influence policy, make the world a bett