News Release | Environment Massachusetts

House clean energy vote is a good step, but we should go further

The Massachusetts House of Representatives voted today to approve bills to increase the growth of renewable energy, set energy efficiency standards for appliances, and support the development of energy storage technology.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Bill for 100 percent clean energy a clear win for environment, public health

Today, Senator Marc Pacheco hosted a briefing on the benefits of clean energy legislation recently approved by the Massachusetts Senate.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Trouble in the Air: Boston’s health at risk with 32 dirty air days in 2016

According to a new report by Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center, 4.8 million people in the Boston area experienced 32 days of degraded air quality in 2016, increasing the risk of premature death, asthma attacks and other adverse health impacts.

News Release | Environment America

Lead contamination in schools’ drinking water: worse than previously thought

Lead contamination in our schools is more pervasive than previously thought, according to water testing data from 20 states published in a national interactive map by Environment America and U.S. PIRG today. As schools begin summer break, the groups urge public officials to take swift action to Get the Lead Out of schools’ drinking water.

News Release | For Immediate Release

New campaign advocates for Wildlife Over Waste

Environment Massachusetts announced the launch of a door-to-door grassroots campaign today calling for a ban on single-use plastic food containers, a major source of ocean pollution.

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