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Canoeist launches 'Canoe for Clean Water' tour

Today Denny Alsop, a 69-year old member of Housatonic River Initiative and a Berkshire county grandfather and canoe builder, set out, for the second time in his life, on a month-long canoe canoe trip across Massachusetts to bring attention to the importance of clean water for the Commonwealth. 

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

One year after solar caps hit, 100 House members urge swift action

As a standoff over a key solar energy program drags on into its twelfth month, halting solar projects across Massachusetts, 100 state representatives sent a letter today asking House leaders to ensure the continued growth of solar.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Mayors ask state leaders to preserve key solar program

Mayors and top officials from 32 cities and towns, led by Mayor Setti Warren of Newton, sent a letter to legislative leaders today urging them to support policies that enable municipalities to install solar energy.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

One year after solar caps reached, advocates call on Speaker to act

As gridlock in the Massachusetts Legislature continues to stymie efforts to expand clean energy, environmental advocates launched a monthlong campaign today marking the one-year anniversary of hitting a cap on solar power, and called on House Speaker Robert DeLeo to act.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

For clean energy leadership, we need more than words

“It’s good to hear top officials from Governor Charlie Baker’s administration pledge their support for clean energy and meeting the state’s climate goals. But it’s going to take more than words to make it happen," said Ben Hellerstein, State Director for Environment Massachusetts.