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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Solar cap hit again for some projects

Boston — Just two weeks after Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill to lift caps on a key solar energy program, the cap has been hit again for some types of solar installations.

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The solar decision in Massachusetts: explained. | Ben Hellerstein

Finally! After more than year of gridlock, Governor Baker signed a bill that lifts restrictive caps on solar, opening the door for enough solar to power 100,000 Massachusetts homes with clean energy. The bill is a necessary step that will allow solar to continue to expand — but there is more work to do to put Massachusetts on track towards 100% clean, renewable energy.

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This Earth Day, climate action takes a big step forward! | Katie Hammer

April 22 is a big day for climate action! This Earth Day marks the historical event when more than 150 countries will come together to sign the first-ever legally binding global climate deal -- The Paris Climate Agreement.

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Great Barrier Reef scientist: “And then we wept.” | Katie Hammer

Professor Hughes recalls his reaction to finding that 93 percent of the Great Barrier Reef’s coral is bleached: “And then we wept.”

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

River advocate arrives in Boston after canoe trip across state for clean water

Nearly a month after departing from Sheffield on a statewide canoe journey, Denny Alsop, a 69-year-old grandfather from the Berkshires, arrived on the banks of the Charles River in downtown Boston.

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