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Governor Healey Signs Executive Order Creating Massachusetts’ First Ever Climate Chief

Governor Maura Healey & Climate Chief Melissa Hoffer (image courtesy of State House News) On January 6, 2023,  the first full day of her administration, Governor Maura Healey signed an Executive Order establishing the position of Climate Chief and creating an Office of Climate Innovation and Resilience within the Governor’s Office. […]

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Massachusetts Awards $6+ Million in Green Communities Grants

(January 3, 2023) — The Baker-Polito Administration announced $6,180,510 in Green Communities competitive grants to 50 municipalities across Massachusetts to fund clean energy projects. With this announcement, the Baker-Polito Administration has awarded nearly $127 million since 2015 to Green Communities for Designation and Competitive Grants through the Massachusetts Department of […]

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Massachusetts Awards $1 Million through the Cranberry Bog Renovation Grant Program

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) has awarded $1,000,000 to 17 organizations through the Massachusetts Cranberry Bog Renovation Grant Program. The program focuses on addressing potential challenges to the Commonwealth’s cranberry industry that may add value to the producers, products, and services provided. Competitive grants are awarded for projects […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Breaks Ground on the Michael Joyce Memorial Playground at Marine Park

(December 19, 2022) — Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Beth Card and Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Commissioner Doug Rice joined state and local officials and key stakeholders for the groundbreaking of the Michael Joyce Memorial Playground located at Marine Park in the City of Boston’s South Boston […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Releases Massachusetts Clean Energy and Climate Plan for 2050

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration released its Clean Energy and Climate Plan for 2050 (2050 CECP), which provides the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with a comprehensive plan to achieve the Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions limit by 2050. Achieving Net Zero in 2050 requires a level of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that […]

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