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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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    Governor Baker Declares September as Massachusetts Apple Month

    Residents urged to buy local to support Massachusetts apple growers

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    Drought Level Increases for Regions of Commonwealth, Other Areas Unchanged

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

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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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    State Officials Kick Off COASTSWEEP Beach Cleanups

    Event marks statewide effort to clean up trash from beaches, river banks, marshes and seafloor

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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: