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Resource | Transportation

A New Direction in Transportation

This is an overview of changing driving trends in Massachusetts and the United States. It shows how there is growing demand for public transportation and alternatives to driving.

Leading Groups Send Criteria for Evaluating VW Settlement

The letter highlights six main criteria by which a proposal should be evaluated to compensate consumers and the environment and deter future criminal acts. Four leading consumer, environmental, and public health organizations wrote an open letter in advance of the April 21st deadline set by U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer for a proposal that deals with Volkswagen’s emission scandal.

Resource | Public Health

Lawsuit filed in Charlton, MA against Casella Waste

In the Commonwealth of MA, we should be on a path to zero waste, per the Department of Environmental Protection's Solid Waste Master Plan. But in the tri-town area of Southbridge/Charlton/Sturbridge in central MA, there's a leaking landfill---which Casella wants to expand---that has polluted precious drinking water and contaminated natural resources, per the lawsuit filed today by the National Environmental Law Center (NELC). MASSPIRG stands with the citizens, the organizations, and NELC in calling for accountability and clean up. 

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