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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center and MASSPIRG Education Fund

Central Mass. should move to 100% renewable energy, local leaders say

Local leaders gathered today to discuss how Central Massachusetts can move to 100 percent renewable energy from sources like solar and wind.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center and MASSPIRG Education Fund

Back-to-school toolkit helps parents get the lead out of drinking water

With children across Massachusetts heading back to school this week, advocates offered a new toolkit to help parents, teachers, and administrators get lead out of schools’ drinking water.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

America's national monuments should remain intact

U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced today that he would recommend reducing the size of some national monuments.

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Report | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Get the Lead Out

Over the past two years, the tragedy of Flint, Michigan has stunned the nation. We watched the drinking water of an entire city become contaminated with lead. And now we know this toxic threat extends well beyond Flint to communities across the country. In fact, test results now show that lead is even contaminating drinking water in schools and pre-schools — flowing from thousands of fountains and faucets where our kids drink water every day.

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The 2017 solar eclipse should remind us of solar energy’s progress and near limitless potential | Ross Sherman

For those of us on the Environment America clean energy team, the solar eclipse is a powerful reminder of the progress solar energy has made, and how much further we need to go. When the last solar eclipse occurred 38 years ago, solar panels were niche products, and electricity generated from the sun made up a negligible piece of our electrical grid.

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