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  • Governor Patrick Signs Energy Bill

    Governor Patrick Signs Energy Bill

    Advances Commonwealth’s Clean Energy Leadership

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  • Slide of Governor Patrick and Secretary Sullivan at Buzzards Bay

    Celebrating Five Years of Clean Energy Leadership

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  • Governor Patrick Announces Climate Preparedness Plan

    Governor Patrick Announces Climate Preparedness Plan

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  • Energy Smarts Blog

    Energy Smarts Blog

    Leadership Matters – Images from 7th Green Schools Summit

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  • Picture for 2013 MA Clean Energy Industry Study

    2013 MA Clean Energy Industry Study

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  • Great Outdoors blog

    Great Outdoors Blog

    EEA to host first Twitter Town Hall on Earth Day

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  • Mercury Levels Down in Freshwater Fish

    Mercury Levels Down in Freshwater Fish

    MassDEP Study Connects Mercury Emission Regulations to Drop in Fish Contamination

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Secretary Richard K. Sullivan Jr. 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

Under the direction of the Patrick-Murray Administration, 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: