Massachusetts News

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Stuck inside? Resources for staying connected while social distancing and isolation during COVID-19

March 30, 2020

As many of us, including most of Clean Water Action’s staff, find ourselves inside and working from home, we are still seeking connection with our community. We have been inspired by the online response, and have listed some of our favorites here. We hope you enjoy them - and check back regularly for updates!

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Zero Waste for Massachusetts

December 31, 2019

In an economy designed to consume as much as possible as often as possible, it’s no surprise that we churn through products so rapidly that we are facing an escalating planetary waste crisis.

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Massachusetts Companies Among Most Improved for Making Major Chemical Safety Advances

November 19, 2019

A new report reveals that many of North America’s largest retail companies are embracing chemical safety policies to help protect consumers from toxic chemicals in products.

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Staples launches new policy to drive toxic chemicals out of office supplies, electronics, textiles, and other products

October 31, 2019

New commitment targets PFAS, organohalogen flame retardants, phthalates, bisphenols, and other dangerous chem

Environmental Groups Release Report Highlighting the Baker Administration's Record

October 29, 2019

"Protecting the environment, ensuring public health and creating a just society are all inextricably linked--you can't achieve one without the others. Frankly, the Baker Administration has been neglecting health and justice to an unacceptable degree. We urge the Governor to take his responsibilities, for protecting everyone's health from toxics and ensuring environmental justice in every community, more seriously in the next 3 years."