News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. Senate votes to make major investment in America’s public lands

"This bill reflects what we all know -- protecting and enhancing our public lands is an essential part of the American ethos. By locking in $900 million a year for outdoor projects, plus providing a short-term infusion of money to address maintenance issues, the Senate is reaffirming that commitment to the natural world."

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

With deadline extended, civic leaders renew push for 100% renewable energy

The Legislature’s energy committee extended the deadline to make a decision on a bill that would power Massachusetts with 100% renewable energy.

News Release | Environment America

U.S. Senate one step closer to a major investment in America’s public lands

“We’re a step closer to finally, fully funding America’s best conservation and recreation program. This bill is a big deal -- it’s $900 million a year, plus a short-term infusion of money to fix the maintenance issues that keep Americans from fully enjoying our public lands.” 

News Release | Environment America

STATEMENT: Trump decision to strip protections from New England’s Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument is totally misguided

The last thing we need is to remove protections from one of the few marine habitats that is currently protected from direct human impacts. The centuries-old coral and the endangered whales, dolphins and other ocean life protected by this monument are fragile and irreplaceable. To allow commercial fishing in this vital marine monument would put so many remarkable species at further risk.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Environment Massachusetts praises Markey’s leadership on the environment

Climate change was among the issues discussed by Senator Ed Markey and his opponent, Congressman Joe Kennedy III, at a debate on Monday.

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