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  • Massachusetts grown and fresher

    Governor Baker Proclaims August 2-8, 2015 Massachusetts Farmers' Market Week

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  • Lifeguards

    DCR Seeks Applicants for Lifeguard Positions

    Positions still available across the Commonwealth at DCR waterfronts and pools
    Do you have what it takes?

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  • Massachusetts Energy Dashboard

    Massachusetts Energy Dashboard

    Dashboard shows how Massachusetts uses energy and meets energy mandates.

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  • Energy Smarts Blog

    Energy Smarts Blog

    Working to create a cleaner energy future for Massachusetts

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  • Great Outdoors blog

    Great Outdoors Blog

    A Whale of a License Plate

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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: