News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Less Shelter from the Storm

After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recently pummeled our coasts, Environment Massachusetts warned that pending budget proposals from the Trump administration and Congress threaten key programs that protect our communities from storm- related impacts.  The group documented threats to programs that prevent or curb flooding, sewage overflows and leaks from toxic waste sites. Environment Massachusetts also called for preventing more global warming-fueled extreme weather in the future.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

As legislators consider clean energy ramp-up, activists rally for ambitious commitments

Activists rallied at the State House today to urge officials to accelerate the growth of clean, renewable energy like solar and wind.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Academics, experts say Massachusetts should move to 100 percent renewable energy

Experts from universities and businesses delivered a letter to state officials today urging them to pass legislation that would commit Massachusetts to achieve 100 percent renewable energy by mid-century.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center and MASSPIRG Education Fund

Central Mass. should move to 100% renewable energy, local leaders say

Local leaders gathered today to discuss how Central Massachusetts can move to 100 percent renewable energy from sources like solar and wind.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center and MASSPIRG Education Fund

Back-to-school toolkit helps parents get the lead out of drinking water

With children across Massachusetts heading back to school this week, advocates offered a new toolkit to help parents, teachers, and administrators get lead out of schools’ drinking water.

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