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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: East coast states forge ahead with four new offshore wind projects

Government officials in Massachusetts and Maryland backed deals on Friday for four new offshore wind projects that will create 3.2 gigawatts (GW) of renewable offshore wind energy. That’s enough electricity to power more than 1.5 million American homes for a year.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Report features leading clean energy communities

Cities and towns are taking ambitious steps to increase renewable electricity generation, reduce energy use, and shift to clean heating technologies, according to a new report from the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

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Report | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Renewable Communities 2021

Across Massachusetts, cities and towns are leading the way to a future powered entirely by clean and renewable sources of energy. This report includes seven new case studies of cities, towns, and regional agencies that have adopted innovative programs to promote renewable electricity, energy storage, clean heating, and energy efficiency.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Pathogens pose risk at 264 Massachusetts beaches

With Bay Staters returning to local beaches this summer, a new report warns that more work is needed to ensure that all waters are safe for swimming.

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Progress Report: President Biden’s First 100 Days | Lisa Frank

Our new progress report finds that despite the need to rebuild many federal agencies and tackle the COVID-19 crisis, the Biden administration has already taken numerous steps to restore environmental protections.

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