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Canoeist launches 'Canoe for Clean Water' tour

Today Denny Alsop, a 69-year old member of Housatonic River Initiative and a Berkshire county grandfather and canoe builder, set out, for the second time in his life, on a month-long canoe canoe trip across Massachusetts to bring attention to the importance of clean water for the Commonwealth. 

News Release | Environment America

Clean water wins as Congress rejects budget rider

Due to overwhelming public support, the Clean Water Rule has now withstood every attack that polluters could muster in Congress - the Barrasso bill, the CRA measure, and now an attempted budget rider.  Polluters and their allies have played all their dirty water cards in Congress and lost.   

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Global warming “game-changers” will slash emissions, boost Massachusetts’ economy

Massachusetts can rapidly cut its carbon emissions by embracing ten “game-changing” opportunities, and local businesses are poised to benefit, according to two reports released today by the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Report: Massachusetts’ efforts point the way towards international global warming agreement

Massachusetts is playing a major role in U.S. progress to address climate change, a new report said today. In the next decade, the state will make reductions in its global warming pollution equivalent to the annual emissions from 4 million passenger vehicles.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

America’s First Offshore Wind Farm Wins Department of Energy Backing

Wind energy has the potential to take off as the Department of Energy makes an announcement about a huge step to harness wind energy.

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