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Energy facility siting laws and regulations

Find the Massachusetts general laws and regulations related to the siting of energy facilities.

Massachusetts general laws

Energy Facilities Siting Board

Cases with both Department and Siting Board jurisdictions that have been consolidated are also within the Siting Board's purview pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 25, § 4.

Appeals of both Department and Siting Board proceedings are governed by M.G.L. Chapter 25, § 5.

DPU Siting

Pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 25, § 4, the Department of Public Utilities refers certain types of Department proceedings to the Siting Division for review. These types of proceedings are as follows:

Department of Public Utilities regulations


Energy Facilities Siting Board regulations

Regulations Disclaimer

The regulations posted on this website are provided for information only. The posted regulations are not the official version of the Code of Massachusetts Regulations ("CMR"). The official version of the CMR is available through the State Bookstore, State House, Room 116, Boston, MA 02133. Please contact the State Bookstore at (617) 727-2834 or go to http://www.sec.state.ma.us/spr/sprcat/contents.htm for pricing information.

Contact   for Energy facility siting laws and regulations


(617) 443-1116


Department of Public Utilities
1 South Station, 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02110

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