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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.
Civic and business leaders gathered today to release a report highlighting cities and towns leading the way towards 100 percent renewable energy. The report comes just days after legislators voted to bring offshore wind energy to Massachusetts.
Massachusetts communities are leading the way towards 100 percent renewable energy. Cities and towns large and small, in all parts of the Commonwealth, are setting ambitious goals for reducing their energy usage and promoting clean energy.
As state leaders consider major changes to Massachusetts' energy policies, the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center offered a preview of a new report identifying cities and towns leading the way towards 100 percent renewable energy.
Boston - With the legislature poised to act on clean energy, a broad coalition of more than 100 environmental organizations, community groups, faith leaders, academics, health professionals, businesses, and government officials expressed strong support for making offshore wind power a key part of the Commonwealth’s energy plan.