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Report | Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center

Shelter from the Storm

Massachusett's wetlands are nature's flood control but they are in trouble.

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Massachusetts wetlands are ‘shelter from the storm’

Taunton, MA - Enough wetlands remain in the flood-prone areas of Bristol County to hold enough rain to cover Taunton, MA in more than two feet of water, according to a new report by Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

After cap is hit, broad coalition stands up for solar energy

Boston — One week after a cap on an important clean energy program was hit, leaving the future of solar energy in Massachusetts in doubt, a broad coalition of low-income advocates, business leaders, health advocates, environmental organizations, and others gathered at the State House in support of solar.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Net metering cap is hit, leaving Massachusetts’ solar future uncertain

Boston – Massachusetts’ rapidly growing solar industry faced a potential setback today as the net metering cap for privately-owned solar projects in National Grid’s service territory was hit.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

New hope for offshore wind in Massachusetts

Today the U.S. Department of the Interior auctioned an area of the ocean about the size of Rhode Island for offshore wind development, the largest such competitive lease sale ever in the United States. Ben Hellerstein, campaign organizer for Environment Massachusetts, issued the following statement in response:

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