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Community Land & Water Coalition is a grassroots network working to protect our land and water from irresponsible development and inappropriately sited ground mounted industrial solar.

Forests, farmland and Indigenous sites are being destroyed by industrial solar development

In Southeastern Massachusetts sand and gravel mining is unregulated and out of control

Join our grassroots network to make your voice heard!

We are documenting the destruction on our You Tube Channel. Search by Town or location using “Playlist” or the search box.

For over 15 years, across its vast land holdings in Southeastern Massachusetts, AD Makepeace has destroyed forests, endangered species of plants and animals, threatened our sole source aquifer, destroyed Native American cultural sites, and undermined climate resiliency. Makepeace extracts sand and gravel from throughout the region to supply its aggregate material sales and distribution operation Read Custom Soils in Carver, MA

Slocum Gibbs Cranberry, Alex Johnson Cranberry, EJ Pontiff Cranberry and many others are carrying out massive mining projects under the ruse of building cranberry bogs. Other companies like SLT Construction use ruse of a “subdivision” to get permits.

For years, there has been no local enforcement of sand and gravel mining laws. We are changing that.

We are educating local governments about the impacts of poorly sited industrial solar facilities and battery storage.

We are demanding accountability and transparency — and making a difference by working with a diverse coalition of community members. Join us!

Help us preserve our forests, sole source aquifer, wetlands and Indigenous culture. We work toward a livable planet for future generations.

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