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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.

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Boston Can Benefit From More Clean Energy

Across Massachusetts, clean energy is booming – reducing pollution, cleaning our air, creating jobs and saving money. Contributing to the boom is the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative – America’s best regional clean air and climate program – which is limiting pollution and generating funding for clean energy programs.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Activists launch campaigns for towns and cities to commit to 100 percent renewable energy

With federal clean energy programs under attack, local and statewide environmental groups gathered today to launch a campaign calling on cities and towns in Massachusetts to commit to 100 percent clean, renewable energy.

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Report | Mass Power Forward

Road to 100% Renewables Campaign Handbook

Towns and cities can make a big difference in the transition to 100 percent renewable energy. This handbook provides tools for activists to win a commitment to 100 percent renewable energy in their community, and implement projects that reduce the use of fossil fuels and expand clean energy.

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This isn’t your normal Earth Day. Make it your most impactful. | Ross Sherman

Ideas for action during a challenging time for our environment.

 

 

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Baker administration gets "C" grade for environmental protection

As Earth Day approaches and environmental protection is in the crosshairs at the federal level, seven leading environmental organizations released a report card grading the second year of the Baker administration on its environmental policies and leadership. The administration received the mediocre grade of "C."

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