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• alerts on new threats to Massachusetts' environment
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• updates on the decisions that impact our environment
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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.
A new report by the National Resources Defense Council gives reason for optimism about the quality of beaches in Massachuetts.
“Testing The Waters: A Guide to Water Quality at Vacation Beaches,” found a 15 percent drop in beach closings fin 2010 and that projects such as the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority’s opening of a recent storage tunnel in South Boston are contributing to the improvement.
Boston – Environment Massachusetts hailed the Obama administration for releasing a proposed guidance that, if adopted, would restore Clean Water Act protections to vital streams across Massachusetts and protect Bay Staters drinking water. In response to the announcement, Environment Massachusetts is launching a major initiative to build support for clean water protections.
In the United States, 49 million Americans receive their drinking water from surface sources located within 50 miles of an active nuclear power plant – inside the boundary the Nuclear Regulatory Commission uses to assess risk to food and water supplies.
Tuesday, local environmentalists will join representatives from MASSPIRG Education Fund and Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center to release a new report that includes data on how nuclear power threatens the state's drinking water.