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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $4 Million to Improve Coastal Resilience 

9/18/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Funding will support local and regional efforts to proactively plan for and reduce coastal storm and climate change impacts.

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $11.1 Million in Climate Change Funding to Cities and Towns 

9/15/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

89% of Communities Participating in Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Grants to Support Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership 

9/15/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Grants Will Support Forest Stewardship, Address Climate Change

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Baker‐Polito Administration Awards Over $800,000 to Municipalities for Improvements to Road-Stream Crossings 

9/14/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Administration Also Announces Release of Report on Improving the Efficiency of Culvert and Small Bridge Replacement Projects

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Significant Drought Conditions Continue Across Massachusetts 

9/04/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Above Normal Temperatures, Below Normal Rainfall Lead to Continued Level 2 Drought Throughout Commonwealth

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State of Emergency Terminated for Merrimack Valley Gas Incident 

9/01/2020 Department of Public Utilities

Commonwealth Continues Work to Ensure Pipeline Safety, Support Impacted Communities

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $7.75 Million to Support Upgrades, Research at UMass Cranberry Station 

8/26/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Funding will support infrastructure upgrades, including the design, construction, retrofitting and outfitting of enhanced laboratory space.

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Grants for River and Wetland Restoration and Climate Adaptation 

8/21/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Grants will help remove aging dams, restore historic wetlands, and improve floodplain habitat and storage.

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Agreements with Vineyard Wind and Mayflower Wind for New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal 

8/20/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Developers will utilize the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal as the primary staging and deployment base for their offshore wind projects located in federal waters south of Martha’s Vineyard.

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Over $3 Million to Improve Food Security in Massachusetts 

8/18/2020 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Second Round of New Grant Program to Increase Access to Local Food

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Significant Drought Conditions Declared Across Massachusetts 

8/13/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Above Normal Temperatures, Below Normal Rainfall Lead to Level 2 Drought Throughout Commonwealth

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Baker-Polito Administration Launches Online Platform to Enhance Food System Connections 

8/10/2020 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

MassGrown Exchange Will Assist Farmers, Fisheries, and Food Businesses Across the Commonwealth

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State Officials Announce Plans to Conduct Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes in Sections of Southeastern Massachusetts 

8/08/2020 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

Spraying is expected to begin on Monday, August 10, and continue over several evenings.

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Baker-Polito Administration Distributes $28 Million in Federal Relief Funding for Fishing and Seafood Industries 

8/06/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Funding to Communities to Protect Coastal Water Quality 

8/05/2020 Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management

Grants will support local efforts to address polluted stormwater runoff to protect coastal water quality and habitat

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