The Patrick Administration’s clean energy agenda has resulted in significant emissions reductions, growth of the clean energy sector, greater energy independence and mitigation of fossil-fuel price increases and volatility. Our comprehensive suite of clean energy policies, including our participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), nation-leading energy efficiency programs, aggressive renewable energy policies and innovative electric vehicle initiatives are driving down greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while spurring economic development.
Current efforts, case studies, successful projects for siting clean energy projects on landfills, water utilities and contaminated land.
Includes amendments to 310 CMR 16.00: Site Assignment Regulations; 310 CMR 19.000: Solid Waste Management Facility Regulations; and 314 CMR 12.00: Operation, Maintenance & Pretreatment Standards (Wastewater).
In a recent Clean Energy speech, Governor Patrick vowed to make Massachusetts No. 1 in biogas production. This goal got a major boost when Governor Patrick joined legislators and advocates to sign "An Act Relative to Competitively Priced Electricity in the Commonwealth."