Massachusetts Blog Posts

Maureo Fernández y Mora

Children’s health should not be a lottery system

April 12, 2018

When I applied to be a door to door canvasser for Clean Water in my senior year of college, I figured it would be a pretty cool part time job until graduation.

Two High School Freshmen Testify Wryly Before Committee on Carbon Pricing

November 13, 2015

While testifying before the Massachusetts legislature on proposed carbon pricing legislation, two Somerville High School students used humor to expose the legislation’s opponents.

False Choices: Public Safety vs. Public Health

November 10, 2015

On Monday, November 9th, the Boston City Council held a public hearing on a proposal to update Boston’s Fire code so that the city’s public spaces could, in the future purchase, furniture that is free of toxic flame retardants.

Uncovering the Truth about Toxic Chemicals in Our Personal Care Products

August 3, 2015

Volunteering for the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, Keep-A-Breast (KAB) and Non-Toxic Revolution (NTR) through Clean Water Action was a unique opportunity...

Cosmetics - lipstick, other makeup - arranged on a table

It’s Personal: Calling on Walgreens for a Safe Chemical Policy

April 23, 2015

I feel really fortunate to live in the kind of community where your neighbors are a cornerstone of your life — we get together for coffee on Saturday mornings in our PJ’s, we take care of each others’ pets when someone goes away to travel, and we share our family life.