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Environmentalists stand with Markey

Following reports that Congressman Joe Kennedy will officially launch his campaign to challenge Senator Ed Markey this weekend, environmental organizations representing tens of thousands of Massachusetts residents reaffirmed their support for Markey.

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Environment Massachusetts and Environment America endorse U.S. Sen. Ed Markey for re-election

Environment Massachusetts and Environment America officially announced their support today for U.S. Sen. Ed Markey’s re-election campaign.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

New study shows a decade of progress positions Massachusetts to take clean energy to the next level

Since 2009, Massachusetts has seen a 170-fold growth in the amount of electricity it gets from the sun, according to a new report released today by Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Advocates and civic leaders ask energy committee to advance 100% renewable commitment

At a hearing before the Legislature’s energy committee today, environmental advocates and community leaders voiced their support for a statewide commitment to 100% renewable sources of energy.

Progress on energy efficiency legislation

By | Ben Hellerstein
State Director

It's often been said that the first step toward 100% renewable energy is to use energy more efficiently. That's why I'm thrilled that the Legislature's energy committee approved four bills to reduce wasted energy last week, among the first energy legislation to advance this year.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Energy efficiency bills advance

Four bills approved by the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities, and Energy last week would reduce wasted energy, investigate how to increase the availability of energy efficiency programs to low-income households, and accelerate the adoption of clean heating technologies.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Millennials ask state officials to commit to 100% renewable energy target

Activists from the millennial generation gathered at the State House today asking legislators to put Massachusetts on a path to 100% renewable energy by 2045.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Environment Massachusetts partners in national effort for carbon-cutting appliance energy standards

Environment Massachusetts is joining a national coalition of environmental and consumer groups to press for updated appliance efficiency standards.