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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.

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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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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Solar caps lifted, but more work to do

After more than a year of campaigning by environmental activists and business leaders, Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill to expand a key solar program today.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Solar bill headed to Governor’s desk

After months of deadlock over the future of solar energy, the Massachusetts Senate passed a compromise bill today to lift caps on a key solar program.

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