NEW YORK In the Buffalo area, CCC and CAC use the Bucket Brigade strategy to address toxic emissions and expose public health threats.
ENGLAND IMPACT is a group of residents living in the heavily-industrialized Teesside Valley of Northern England, working to reduce industrial pollution.
SPAIN/GIBRALTAR ESG has organized in cooperation with groups
in Spain to collectively address cross-border pollution from a number
of toxic hazards, including the CEPSA refinery.
SOUTHERN AFRICA In cooperation with community groups in
Southern Africa, groundWork uses the Bucket Brigade strategy to
reduce toxic threats and advance environmental justice.
KAZAKHSTAN/RUSSIA Crude Accountability is working with groups
of residents in Kazakhstan and Russia to use the Bucket Brigade
strategy to win corporate and government accountability.
THAILAND CAIN works with community groups throughout
the country to advocate for a national right-to-know policy and the
reduction of toxic pollution.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA Yarloop residents are using the Bucket
Brigade strategy to reduce pollution and clean-up toxic threats from
ALCOA's aluminum facility.
PHILIPPINES UFO-OD and FCHSEP are working for the full
relocation of the Pandacan Oil Depot in order to reduce toxic hazards
and the threat of catastrophic accidents.
VICTORIA AUSTRALIA The Geelong Community for Good Life has
established Australia's first Bucket Brigade to address toxic threats
from the Shell refinery.
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Youth and Residents of Industrial Neighborhoods in West Oakland and West Berkeley are using 'particle buckets' to track pollution.
MEXICO APETAC is a group of farmers and campesinos
in Veracruz, using the Bucket Brigade strategy to address toxic
threats from refinery production and waste disposal practices.
COLORADO Residents are fighting the impacts of natural gas fracking and energy development through the use of Bucket Brigades
GEORGIA The Newtown Florists Club uses the Bucket
Brigade strategy to target toxic polluters in their area.
TEXAS CIDA (Port Arthur) and CFEJ (Corpus Christi)
combine the Bucket Brigade strategy with other community empowerment
methods to reduce toxic exposures from refineries.
FLORIDA CATE (Pensacola) and NCNWO (Ocala) are using
the Bucket Brigade strategy to identify toxic air pollution threats
and hold Florida officials accountable.
LOUSIANA LABB, in cooperation with SBCEQ, uses the
Bucket Brigade strategy to address toxic threats from the nearby
INDIA The India Community Environmental Monitoring
initiative seeks to involve villagers in the fight against pollution
by engaging them in environmental and health monitoring.
PENNSYLVANIA CRLTC and CWA are using the Bucket Brigade
strategy to address toxic threats posed by a Sunoco refinery.
KENTUCKY REACT is working to uphold protections in a
new air toxics regulation by using the Bucket Brigade to hold
NORTHEASTERN Toxics Action is working with local
communities to use the Bucket Brigade to target toxic polluters and
reduce their negative health impacts.
CURACAO HCF is working in
the Caribbean to protect human rights and public health from toxic
threats posed by refineries.
ONTARIO, CANADA Aamjiwnaang First Nation residents are using the Bucket Brigade to be their own environmental police.
IRELAND GCM supports Shell to Sea Camapign to move Shell's refinery offshore for safety reasons. A Human Rights investigation into police actions is essential.
ZAMBIA GCM works with DECOP to empower neighbors of Copper mines/smelters to monitor their environment and win justice!
KENYA RECONCILE and E-LAW are empowering communities near the Pan African Paper Mill to win environmental justice!
INDIANA The Calumet Bucket Brigade tracks pollution in the East Chicago area from BP refinery and the Confined Dredging Facility
SOUTH DAKOTA Global Community Monitor is working with residents to stop the proposed 400,000 barrel a day new refinery from being built in the rich farming zone of southeast South Dakota
PAPUA NEW GUINEA Oceans and Communities Project
works with coastal communities and environmental organizations to defend the oceans and the rights of coastal peoples from large-scale industrial threats, such as deep sea mining and industrial fishing.
DELAWARE Neighbors of Steel Mills and Port facilities are working to hold companies and Delaware agencies accountable for dust pollution and health impacts.
VIRGINIA Residents of Hopewell and the Virginia Sierra
Club are working to find out what's in the air and clean it up.
TENNESSEE United Mountain Defense works with coal impacted communities to protect
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. People's Action Committee for Health Air (PACHA) uses a bucket to monitor emissions from pulp mills and a refinery.
ISRAEL The Kesem Bucket Brigade (Hebrew for "magic") empowers communities throughout Israel to take responsibility for their environment.
DETROIT Residents of Southwest Detroit started a Bucket Brigade to assist in their ongoing battle to keep new industry out of their already over polluted community.
WEST VIRGINIA Residents of Institute, West Virginia are taking air monitoring into their own hands.
NEW MEXICO Residents are using air sampling to fight against natural gas fracking in their backyards.
CENTRAL VALLEY Committee for a Better Arvin, and other air advocates have joined forces to reveal the air quality in this beautiful valley region.
ALBERTA Communities and First Nations are fighting back against Tar Sands oil development projects poisoning their environment.
ALASKA Communities in Alaska are working to address the health impacts of air pollution from coal export facilities.
IOWA Clean Air Muscatine (CLAM) and Iowa Physicians for Social Responsibility are working to improve air quality in the Muscatine area to enhance the community's health, economy and quality of life.
OHIO To raise awareness about British Petroleum-Husky billionaire expansion and support opposition to refining Canada’s Tar Sands in the United States.
ARKANSAS Faulkner County Citizens Advisory Group (FCCAG), and GCM joined forces to start a local “Bucket Brigade” which will monitor the air around fracking wells.