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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

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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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

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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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

We need more than baby steps in energy bill

The Massachusetts House of Representatives approved an energy bill today that would encourage the development of offshore wind farms off the coast of Massachusetts.

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Blog Post

River otter, today’s your special day | Russell Bassett

It’s International River Otter Awareness Day! Here are five reasons we appreciate these amazing creatures.

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We are asking for big change | Katie Hammer

Global warming is taking its toll on people and the environment around the world. Here in the U.S., we see more extreme weather like heat waves, droughts, floods, and bad air days because of global warming. We know that to avoid catastrophe and meet the goals of the Paris climate agreement, the US will need to cut overall global warming pollution by more than 80 percent by mid-century.

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