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Report | Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center

Renewables on the Rise

Clean energy is sweeping across America, and is poised for further dramatic growth in the years ahead.

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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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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Proposals to strengthen pollution control program fall short

This week, Massachusetts and other northeastern states presented three possible options for strengthening the best regional clean air and climate protection program in the country, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center

Boston’s health at risk with 92 dirty air days in 2015

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Report | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Our Health at Risk

Despite decades of progress under the Clean Air Act, Americans across the country continue to breathe unhealthy air, leading to increased risk of premature death, asthma attacks and other adverse health impacts.

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