News Releases

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Boston University Commits to 100% Renewable Electricity

Massachusetts’ largest university took a big step towards leading the country on climate action by committing to purchase 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources like solar and wind by end of 2018.

News Release | Environment America

Health, Business, and Community Voices Urge EPA to Keep Clean Water Rule

Today more than 600 leaders from 43 states – including doctors and nurses, business owners, state and local officials, and watershed activists - urged U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to maintain the Clean Water Rule.  Environment America Research & Policy Center submitted their comments in response to EPA’s proposal to dismantle the Rule, which restored federal protections to drinking water sources for 117 million Americans.

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.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Northeast states propose new regional limit on global warming pollution, but more ambition needed

Today, the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states announced a proposal to cut power plant pollution by at least 30 percent from 2020 to 2030.

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