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.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Clean energy can meet 100 percent of our needs, experts say

With Massachusetts’ energy future up for debate on Beacon Hill, advocates and experts released a paper today arguing that a society powered by 100 percent renewable energy, such as solar and wind, is within reach.

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