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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

Environment Massachusetts Calls Trump Climate Order Reckless Folly

Today, President Trump signed an executive order rolling back climate progress. The executive order instructs the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to rewrite the Clean Power Plan, the single largest step the U.S. has taken to limit climate change.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Report: Colleges and Universities Can Lead America’s Shift to 100 Percent Renewable Energy

America’s colleges and universities are positioned to lead the transition to 100 percent renewable energy, according to a report released today by Environment Massachusetts  Research & Policy Center.

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Report | Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center

Renewable Energy 100: The Course to a Carbon-Free Campus

America’s institutions of higher education can play a crucial role in the fight to prevent the worst impacts of global warming. Colleges and universities across the country should aggressively deploy clean energy on campus, setting a goal of getting 100 percent of their energy from clean renewable sources.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Trump order threatens Massachusetts' rivers, streams

Today, President Donald Trump signed an executive order instructing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw its defense of the Clean Water Rule in federal court.

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News Release | Environment America

546 Leaders Call for Stronger Northeast Climate Pact

546 organizations, academics, businesses, health professionals, lawmakers and community leaders from the Northeast, including over 125 from Massachusetts, called on Governor Baker and other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic governors to strengthen the nation’s best regional cap-and-trade program, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). 

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