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  • drought status map

    Drought Conditions Improve in Some Areas, Rainfall Deficit Continues Across State

    Monitoring of Water Resources to Continue, Indoor Water Conservation by Public Necessary

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  • 2016 Massachusetts Clean Energy Report

    Massachusetts Adds Over 6,300 Clean Energy Jobs in 2016

    MassCEC Report Finds Clean Energy Employment Surpasses 100,000 for First Time

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  • 23rd Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Energy & Environmental Education

    23rd Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Energy & Environmental Education

    Deadline for submitting your application is March 28, 2017 at the close of business.

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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: