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Keystone XL approval is wrong direction

By facilitating the transportation of dirty tar sands fuels, Keystone would add 27.4 million metric tons of global warming pollution to our atmosphere per year. President Trump's executive order advancing the Keystone XL pipeline is definitely a step in the wrong direction. READ MORE.

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New guide: How to take charge of energy use on Energy Efficiency Day

Environment Massachusetts and MASSPIRG released a new guide today to help Bay Staters conserve energy and reduce wasted energy in their homes and businesses.

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Local businesses urge Boston sports teams to switch to 100 percent renewable energy

Boston is a city of champions, and now it’s time for the city to champion renewable energy. Environment America Research & Policy Center teamed up with local businesses, including sporting goods stores and sports bars, to draft a letter urging the Red Sox...

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As Legislature delivers a 'base hit' on clean energy, Environment Massachusetts swings for the fences

State lawmakers on Beacon Hill went small on clean energy, but Environment Massachusetts is thinking big. On July 31, the Massachusetts Legislature gave final approval for a clean energy bill that was well short of a home run. The same day...

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Massachusetts celebrates monumental birthday for the Atlantic's only fully protected marine habitat

Environment Massachusetts wished a "happy birthday" to crucial protections for a little-known but ecologically valuable marine habitat off the state's coast. Sept. 15 marked the second anniversary of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument...

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Wind will power Boston University to 100 percent renewable electricity

Boston University is moving to fulfill its commitment to 100 percent renewable energy. On Sept. 18, the Boston University Board of Trustees announced that starting in 2020, the university will begin purchasing enough wind power to meet 100 percent of its electricity consumption...

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