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    Baker-Polito Administration Announces Investment in Commonwealth Building Energy Intelligence Program

    Will Result in Energy, Cost and Emissions Reductions at State Facilities

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  • children and teachers holding award

    Secretary Beaton Honors 27 Programs for Excellence in Energy and Environmental Education

    2016 US Green Ribbon Schools Awardee Littleton Public Schools Also Recognized

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    Massachusetts Environmental Trust Awards Grant to Boston Harbor Islands

    $197,000 Grant Will Fund Education Programming and Increased Access

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  • Children planting a tree in the park

    Baker-Polito Administration Expands Greening the Gateway Cities Tree Planting Program

    New Communities Include Brockton, Haverhill, Lawrence, Lynn, Leominster, New Bedford, Pittsfield and Quincy

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  • Governor Baker Signs Comprehensive Solar Legislation into Law

    Governor Baker Signs Comprehensive Solar Legislation into Law

    An Act Relative to Solar Energy increases net-metering caps and reduces costs to ratepayers

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    Daily Trout Stocking Reports

    Anglers can now search by town, stocking date, trout species, waterbody, or district. Plan your next fishing trip today!

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    Massachusetts Clean Energy and Climate Plan for 2020

    A report to the Great and General Court pursuant to the Global Warming Solutions Act

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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: