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Healey-Driscoll Administration Outlines Implementation for ‘Forests as Climate Solutions’ Initiative  

6/10/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

New Work Plan Incorporates Climate-Oriented Forestry Management Recommendations from the Climate Forestry Committee

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Launches Fourth Year of Growing Wild Program Encouraging Residents to Preserve and Protect Pollinator Habitats 

5/31/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Healey-Driscoll Administration and Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association are Giving Free Pollinator Starter Kits at 17 Nurseries and Six Parks to Promote Statewide Movement

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Massachusetts School Districts Win $42 Million in Federal Funding for Clean School Buses  

5/31/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Names Deanna Moran as Chief Coastal Resilience Officer 

5/28/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Moran will oversee state’s new ResilientCoasts initiative to address climate change impacts along Massachusetts’ coastline

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Massachusetts Named Most Environmentally-Friendly State in Nation by Forbes  

5/13/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

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Massachusetts Joins National Coalition to Cultivate Local Outdoor Recreation Economy  

5/13/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Healey-Driscoll Administration Joins Confluence of States

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Healey Driscoll Administration Awards over $1.5 Million to Safeguard Drinking Water and Protect Public Health 

5/03/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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New Analysis Finds Governor Healey’s ClimateTech Initiative Would Generate $16.4 Billion in Economic Activity  

5/02/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

First-of-its-kind $1.3 billion investment proposed in Mass Leads Act would create 6,670 new jobs

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In Celebration of Arbor Day, Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces New Program to Expand Tree Plantings in Environmental Justice Communities  

4/26/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Cooling Corridors will build on the successful Greening the Gateway Cities Program, which planted its 40,000th tree

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Celebrates Massachusetts Right Whale Day at the New England Aquarium  

4/24/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Massachusetts Environmental Trust Marks Milestone of 30th Anniversary of Right Whale License Plate

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Massachusetts Wins More than $5 Million in Federal Funds to Transform Retired Cranberry Bogs to Resilient Coastal Wetlands 

4/22/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Projects in Yarmouth and Bourne will restore habitat and enhance community resilience to climate change

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Celebrates Winning $156 Million in EPA’s Solar for All Competition  

4/22/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Massachusetts’ Solar for All program could result in a 20% reduction in energy costs to 31,000 low-income and disadvantaged households, support 2,800 clean energy jobs, and decrease annual carbon emissions by 70,000 tons

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Names Alison Brizius New Coastal Zone Management Director 

4/19/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Brizius will oversee state’s coastal resilience initiative, port regulations, and play an important role in fostering offshore wind in the Gulf of Maine