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MassDEP Wind Turbine Noise Technical Advisory Group

The Wind Noise Technical Advisory Group (WNTAG) will provide advice on recommended changes to MassDEP noise regulations and/or policies as they apply to wind turbine noise. WNTAG meetings will be open to the public and facilitated by the Consensus Building Institute.


Quarterly Progress Report April 2013 pdf format of    Clean Energy Results Quarterly Report - April 2013  doc format of Clean Energy Results Quarterly Report - April 2013

This quarter, MassDEP has directly advanced more than 75 clean energy and energy efficiency projects with potential for more than 70 megawatts of clean energy production.


Successes & Studies

Current efforts, case studies, successful projects for siting clean energy projects on landfills, water utilities and contaminated land. 


Regulations: Building Capacity for Managing Organics pdf format of    Building Capacity for Managing Organic Materials  doc format of Building Capacity for Managing Organic Materials

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).


Energy Bill Boosts MassDEP's Clean Energy Efforts

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."