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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

The Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a climate bill today that, though amended from its original version, falls far short of transitioning Massachusetts to 100 percent renewable energy.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

The House Ways & Means Committee advanced a climate bill today that falls far short of transitioning Massachusetts to 100% renewable energy, a goal endorsed by a majority of House members.

Blog Post

For what would become the nation’s most effective conservation and recreation law, it was an awkward beginning. 

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

With summer in full swing, water pollution can close Massachusetts’ beaches or put swimmers' health at risk. In 2019, tests showed potentially unsafe levels of pollution on at least one day at 257 beaches in Massachusetts, according to Safe for Swimming, a new report from Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment America

"With today’s passage of this bill, we’re one step away from putting a lock and key on funding that has always been intended for conservation projects -- yet consistently diverted to other purposes. We’re closer to adopting a new consciousness for today’s world, that our lives are made richer if surrounded by more nature, rather than more extracted resources."

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Coronavirus update

Our work to defend the environment can’t stop and won’t stop in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. We’ll keep advocating on your behalf — at a safe social distance — for clean air, clean water, clean energy, wildlife and open spaces, and a livable climate.