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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

As Congress threatens to slash conservation funding, Bay Staters stand up for their parks and beaches

Today, Environment Massachusetts presented a petition signed by 20,800 Bay Staters, calling for full and permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), the country’s most successful parks and open space program that helps protect beaches, forests, and local parks and playgrounds in Massachusetts and across the nation.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

New Report Ranks Massachusetts 8th in the Nation for Solar

 

Solar energy is accelerating across the country with Massachusetts and other states leading the way in transforming our power system with this pollution-free solar energy source.  As federal and state officials look for options to meet our energy needs with less pollution, solar is poised to play a major role.   

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Clean Energy Businesses, Utilities, Environmental Groups, Municipalities Call for Legislature to Pass Legislation to Advance Solar Energy

A major coalition of stakeholders is asking the House Ways and Means Committee to move House Bill 4185 forward.

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Report | Environment Massachusetts

Catching the Wind: State Actions Needed to Seize the Golden Opportunity of Atlantic Offshore Wind Power

The Atlantic coastline is at the epicenter of America’s energy and environmental challenges, with state leaders currently facing critical decisions to meet the region’s growing energy demands and protect our communities and wildlife from the impacts of climate change. The cities, metropolitan areas, and sprawling suburbs that stretch along the East Coast have a massive, pollution-free energy source ready to meet these challenges –– offshore wind.

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