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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

Mass. Senate acts to double growth of clean energy

Renewable energy would grow twice as fast in Massachusetts, with offshore wind playing a significant role, under a bill approved today by the State Senate.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Environment Massachusetts kicks off public education effort for 100 percent clean, renewable energy

Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center will deploy dozens of staff this summer to neighborhoods across Massachusetts to educate residents about the feasibility of getting 100 percent of our energy from clean, renewable sources.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Mass. Senate approves fracking moratorium

The Massachusetts Senate approved a bill to place a ten-year moratorium on fracking and the disposal of fracking wastewater in the Commonwealth.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

We need more than baby steps in energy bill

The Massachusetts House of Representatives approved an energy bill today that would encourage the development of offshore wind farms off the coast of Massachusetts.

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River otter, today’s your special day | Russell Bassett

It’s International River Otter Awareness Day! Here are five reasons we appreciate these amazing creatures.

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