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MA Gov Baker Orders New Emissions Rules | 09-30-2016

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) issued an executive order last month ( EO 569 ) that orders his administration by next spring to develop and implement a statewide plan for specific annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions. The order directs...

Environment - June 13 2016 | 06-10-2016

MA Approves HB 4377 The MASSACHUSETTS House approves HB 4377 , a bill that would require Bay State utilities to solicit and enter into long-term contracts for large-scale hydroelectric and offshore wind power. Under the bill, utilities would need to...

Environment - February 1 2016 | 01-29-2016

The MASSACHUSETTS Senate approves SB 2092, legislation that would require the Bay State to develop a climate change mitigation plan and adopt new emissions caps of 35-45 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 and 55-65 percent below 1990 levels by 2040. The...

Environment - August 3 2015 | 07-31-2015

The MASSACHUSETTS Senate approves SB 1973, which would require the Bay State to develop a comprehensive climate change adaptation plan. It moves to the House (SUN CHRONICLE [ATTEBORO]). * The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces it will give...