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. In addition to the work we do every day to protect the environment, we are committed to making information available to the public in a user friendly and accessible manner. We encourage you to learn more about the various initiatives and programs that we are undertaking to preserve and enhance the quality of life in Massachusetts. You are welcome to read more about our recent announcements.