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    Drought Conditions Continue for Large Portions of Commonwealth

    Western Region Increased to Drought Watch. Monitoring of Water Resources to Continue, Water Conservation by Public Necessary

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    Baker-Polito Administration Awards Over $920,000 in Grants to Local Food Ventures

    New Grant Program Aims to Increase Access to Fresh Food, Create Jobs

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    Baker-Polito Administration Announces Land Protection Project in New Braintree

    State Permanently Protects 100 Acres Owned by Worcester County League of Sportsmen’s Clubs

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    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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    Baker-Polito Administration Launches Drought Emergency Loan Fund

    Loans available for family farms and farm-related businesses affected by drought conditions

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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: