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Catching the Wind: State Actions Needed to Seize the Golden Opportunity of Atlantic Offshore Wind Power

The Atlantic coastline is at the epicenter of America’s energy and environmental challenges, with state leaders currently facing critical decisions to meet the region’s growing energy demands and protect our communities and wildlife from the impacts of climate change. The cities, metropolitan areas, and sprawling suburbs that stretch along the East Coast have a massive, pollution-free energy source ready to meet these challenges –– offshore wind.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

America’s First Offshore Wind Farm Wins Department of Energy Backing

Wind energy has the potential to take off as the Department of Energy announces a huge initiative to harness wind power.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center

Wasting our Waterways

Today, Environment Massachusetts released a new report documenting the total amount of toxic chemicals released by industrial facilities into Massachusetts’ rivers, lakes, and streams, as ranked by watershed, type of pollution and polluter.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

EPA proposes first-ever limits on carbon pollution from power plants

On June 2nd, 2014, the EPA took a stand to combat global climate change, by proposing the first-ever federal limits on carbon pollution from power plants, the single largest source of global warming pollution in the United States.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Massachusetts Charging Ahead toward Electric Cars & Trucks

Today, Massachusetts joined 7 other states to unveil an action plan to put more than 3 million electric cars on the road within a dozen years. Travis Madsen, Environment Massachusetts' Global Warming Solutions Program Manager made a state explaining the plan and it's effects.

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