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VICTORY: ATLANTIC COAST PROTECTED FROM OFFSHORE DRILLING

The Atlantic Coast won a major victory when the Obama administration abandoned its plans to open the southern Atlantic to offshore oil and gas drilling for the first time in decades. Leading up to the announcement, Environment America and colleagues presented Obama officials with letters signed by more than 1,000 East Coast businesses opposed to the drilling proposal.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Report to identify local clean energy leaders

As state leaders consider major changes to Massachusetts' energy policies, the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center offered a preview of a new report identifying cities and towns leading the way towards 100 percent renewable energy.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Over 100 Stakeholders Call on Governor Baker to Go Big on Offshore Wind

Boston - With the legislature poised to act on clean energy, a broad coalition of more than 100 environmental organizations, community groups, faith leaders, academics, health professionals, businesses, and government officials expressed strong support for making offshore wind power a key part of the Commonwealth’s energy plan.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Mass. Senate acts to double growth of clean energy

Renewable energy would grow twice as fast in Massachusetts, with offshore wind playing a significant role, under a bill approved today by the State Senate.

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Environment Massachusetts kicks off public education effort for 100 percent clean, renewable energy

Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center will deploy dozens of staff this summer to neighborhoods across Massachusetts to educate residents about the feasibility of getting 100 percent of our energy from clean, renewable sources.

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Mass. Senate approves fracking moratorium

The Massachusetts Senate approved a bill to place a ten-year moratorium on fracking and the disposal of fracking wastewater in the Commonwealth.

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