News Releases

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.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Report: How Boston can lead in 100 percent renewable energy transition

City leaders can take major steps to accelerate the transition to 100 percent renewable energy in Boston, according to a report released today by the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Ten years of progress positions Massachusetts to take renewable energy to the next level

Massachusetts ranks sixth in the nation for increased solar energy generation and second for increased electricity efficiency savings since 2007, according to a new report released today by Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

With 2020 target achieved, future of solar energy in doubt

The amount of solar energy capacity installed in Massachusetts recently surpassed 1,600 megawatts, three years ahead of the goal set out by then-Governor Deval Patrick in 2013. With state officials considering major changes to Massachusetts’ solar policies, the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center submitted testimony today on the proposed Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program.

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