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VICTORY: ATLANTIC COAST PROTECTED FROM OFFSHORE DRILLING

The Atlantic Coast won a major victory when the Obama administration abandoned its plans to open the southern Atlantic to offshore oil and gas drilling for the first time in decades. Leading up to the announcement, Environment America and colleagues presented Obama officials with letters signed by more than 1,000 East Coast businesses opposed to the drilling proposal.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Governor signs energy bill, but major issues left unaddressed

Following months of debate, Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill today that will bring offshore wind power to Massachusetts, but does not address other key energy issues.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Days after major energy vote, report highlights local action towards 100 percent renewable energy

Civic and business leaders gathered today to release a report highlighting cities and towns leading the way towards 100 percent renewable energy. The report comes just days after legislators voted to bring offshore wind energy to Massachusetts.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Energy bill passes, but Legislature punts on key issues

Following months of debate, the Legislature approved a bill early this morning to bring offshore wind power to Massachusetts, but failed to address other key energy issues.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Report to identify local clean energy leaders

As state leaders consider major changes to Massachusetts' energy policies, the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center offered a preview of a new report identifying cities and towns leading the way towards 100 percent renewable energy.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Over 100 Stakeholders Call on Governor Baker to Go Big on Offshore Wind

Boston - With the legislature poised to act on clean energy, a broad coalition of more than 100 environmental organizations, community groups, faith leaders, academics, health professionals, businesses, and government officials expressed strong support for making offshore wind power a key part of the Commonwealth’s energy plan.

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