News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Advocates launch campaign for 100 percent renewable energy for Massachusetts

With federal climate and clean energy programs facing an uncertain future, advocates launched a campaign for 100 percent renewable energy for Massachusetts today.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Mass. lawmakers and advocates set their sights on 100 percent renewable energy

State Representative Sean Garballey (D-Arlington), State Representative Marjorie Decker (D-Cambridge), and State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) filed a bill today that would commit Massachusetts to obtain 100 percent of its energy from clean, renewable sources like solar and wind.

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Environment Massachusetts and student activists highlight attacks on solar power, urge officials to commit to 100% renewable energy

BOSTON, MA – With solar power on the rise around the country, a national network of fossil fuel and utility-backed organizations have joined forces to put the brakes on this fast growing pollution-free energy resource.  Trade groups and think tanks backed by deep pocketed anti-clean energy ideologues and fossil interests are bankrolling campaigns, promoting model legislation and media campaigns to provide cover for anti-solar campaigns across the country, said a new report released today by Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center. 

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Experts say 100 percent renewable energy within reach for Massachusetts

Massachusetts and the nation can move quickly to supply 100 percent of our energy from clean, renewable resources like solar and wind, according to a panel of researchers and experts who spoke at Old South Church tonight to an audience of over 200 people.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Governor signs energy bill, but major issues left unaddressed

Following months of debate, Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill today that will bring offshore wind power to Massachusetts, but does not address other key energy issues.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Energy bill passes, but Legislature punts on key issues

Following months of debate, the Legislature approved a bill early this morning to bring offshore wind power to Massachusetts, but failed to address other key energy issues.

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.

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.

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.

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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