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  • drought status map

    Historic Drought Conditions Continue for Commonwealth

    Cape and Islands Downgraded to Drought Advisory. Monitoring of Water Resources to Continue, Water Conservation by Public Necessary

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  • Christmas tree farm

    Friday, November 25, 2016 Declared as “Green Friday”

    Declaration Made to Recognize State’s Green and Christmas Tree Industries

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  • dam and seawalls grant event

    Baker-Polito Administration Awards Over $10 Million for Dam and Seawall Projects

    Grants Will Help Communities Address Deteriorating Dams and Refurbish Critical Coastal Infrastructure

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    DPU Launches New Shopping Website for Electric Supply Products

    Interactive Tool Allows Electricity Customers to Compare Competitive Suppliers

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    DOER Launches Energy Savings Website

    EnergyCENTS Web Platform Allows Ratepayers to Search Energy Saving Opportunities

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  • ACEEE #1 Map

    Massachusetts Named Most Energy Efficient State for Sixth Consecutive Year

    Shares Top Spot with California on American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Scorecard

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Secretary Matthew A. Beaton oversees the Commonwealth’s six environmental, natural resource and energy regulatory agencies. Massachusetts is the first state in the nation to combine energy and environmental agencies under one Cabinet secretary.

Energy and Environmental Affairs Mission and Strategic Plan

The agencies and offices of EEA are progressing toward a clean energy future, but our mission does not stop there. We preserve open space, species habitat, and working landscapes; enforce pollution laws to protect public health and natural resources; review the environmental impact of major real estate and infrastructure developments; enhance the state’s role in energy conservation and production; manage fish and wildlife; and provide opportunities for outdoor recreation and access at the parks, beaches, and farms that make Massachusetts a wonderful place to live, work and play. Explore these links to learn what we do to create a cleaner, healthier, and more beautiful Commonwealth, so we can all take advantage of what Massachusetts has to offer: