Posts Tagged ‘ Masschusetts ’

A cesspool no more, the Connecticut River returning to former, cleaner self

Jun 20th, 2014 | By

Once swollen with sewerage and industrial waste, the river has improved steadily over the past two decades, making it far more suitable for rowing, Dietz said. A study released by Environment Massachusetts Thursday showed that Massachusetts ranked in fourth lowest in river pollution levels, behind Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Arizona. For more on this

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Massachusetts Emerges As Hub Of Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement | WBUR

Mar 14th, 2014 | By

Environmentalists, borrowing some tactics from the anti-Apartheid divestment movement of the 1980s, are pressing universities, foundations and public pension funds across the country to pull their money out of oil, gas and coal.



Mass. energy chief pushing wind turbine initiative

Jul 1st, 2013 | By

Massachusetts’ top energy official says there will be new efforts to help developers install wind turbines and make it easier for communities to live with them. The Cape Cod Times reports that http://bit.ly/13c7Jjx Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Richard Sullivan announced the initiative Thursday. For more on this story, visit: Mass. energy

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