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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

Academics, experts say Massachusetts should move to 100 percent renewable energy

Experts from universities and businesses delivered a letter to state officials today urging them to pass legislation that would commit Massachusetts to achieve 100 percent renewable energy by mid-century.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

As legislators consider clean energy ramp-up, activists rally for ambitious commitments

Activists rallied at the State House today to urge officials to accelerate the growth of clean, renewable energy like solar and wind.

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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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