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Massachusetts’ Climate Champion Wins Primary Race. Clean Water Action Congratulates Ed Markey

September 2, 2020

“Massachusetts voters have spoken: this moment in human history is the time to back and support our climate champions, not to sideline them."

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Clean Water Action's Massachusetts Endorsements 2020

August 18, 2020

Clean Water Action is pleased to announce the candidates we have endorsed for the Primary elections this year! Each of these candidates has values that align strongly with our organization and we hope you check them out! Find your polling place here or vote by mail! 

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Clean Water Action Endorses Ed Markey for US Senate

May 22, 2020

Update! Ed Markey wins primary!

Clean Water Action is proud to endorse Senator Markey for the U.S. Senate.  He brings crucial experience, leadership, passion and judgement that we need in these troubling times.  

Community leaders call on legislators to end environmental inequality at #LetUsBreathe justice town hall

May 5, 2020

Town hall speakers underscore dire circumstances facing at-risk communities during COVID-19 due to toxic air, compromised immune system, and lack of appropriate regulation from the State

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Toxic Flame Retardants

April 15, 2020

Learn about flame retardants, chemicals that are added to everyday products such as highchairs, car seats, nursing pads, upholstered furniture, carpet pads, nap mats, strollers, electronics (including toys) and many more common household products. Many flame retardants are hazardous to our health. Over time flame retardants escape from the products they are used in and get into the air and dust around us. 

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PFAS: The Forever Chemicals

April 14, 2020

Learn more about PFAS, a class of chemicals that are used to make products grease proof, waterproof and stain resistant. PFAS chemicals have been dubbed “forever chemicals” because they and their breakdown products are extremely persistent, lasting thousands of years or more. Unfortunately, they are also linked to a wide array of serious health problems.