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    EEA to Hold Public Listening Sessions Under Executive Order 562 to Gather Input on Regulatory Reform Efforts

    Sessions Scheduled for Boston and Worcester on Oct 5 and Oct 19

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    Seaport Economic Council

    A Grant Program for Coastal Communities in Massachusetts

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  • Solar Legislation to Raise Net Meetering Caps

    Baker-Polito Administration Files Solar Legislation to Raise Net Metering Caps, Continue Industry Growth

    Proposal Seeks to Achieve Cost Savings for Ratepayers, Promote Solar Development

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    Electric Vehicle Rebates

    Working to create a cleaner energy future for Massachusetts

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    Massachusetts Kicks Off 28th Annual COASTSWEEP Beach Cleanup

    Participate in a cleanup or organize your own at a Massachusetts beach this fall

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  • Massachusetts Energy Dashboard

    Massachusetts Energy Dashboard

    Dashboard shows how Massachusetts uses energy and meets energy mandates.

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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: