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Massachusetts’ renewable energy progress must continue, despite COVID-19 challenges

 | by Ben Hellerstein
State Director

Though the public health crisis brought on by COVID-19 has required the full attention of many of our state and national leaders for the past several months, the environmental crises we face persist. 

 | by Ben Hellerstein
State Director

Though the public health crisis brought on by COVID-19 has required the full attention of many of our state and national leaders for the past several months, the environmental crises we face persist. 

 | by Michaela Morris
Associate, Protect Our Oceans, Environment America

The video provides visceral imagery of the suffering caused by single-use plastic. Marine animals, like this turtle, ...do not deserve to suffer extraordinary pain because of the vast quantities of disposable plastic products that end up in the sea. 

 | by Ben Hellerstein
State Director

Last Friday, the Trump administration released the 2018 update to the National Climate Assessment. This year’s update focuses on the effects of a changing climate on human well-being, our society, and our environment.

 | by John Rumpler
Senior Director, Clean Water for America Campaign and Senior Attorney

Why do we need federal protection under the Clean Water Act if there are also state laws designed to protect our rivers and streams? The answer is that, all too often, state officials fail to enforce their own laws or side with politically-powerful polluters.