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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

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New England States Seek Federal Funding for Significant Investments in Transmission and Energy Storage Infrastructure  

4/17/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Two applications demonstrate continued regional and interregional collaboration on electricity infrastructure to bolster grid reliability and resilience

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Drought Conditions Return to Normal in Islands Region 

4/11/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces $167,000 in Grants to Support Inclusive and Accessible Outdoor Recreation  

4/02/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Grant funding to improve equitable access to outdoor recreation events

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Commission on Energy Infrastructure Siting and Permitting Releases Recommendations to Advance Clean Energy Development  

4/01/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Recommendations include consolidating existing permits, mandating meaningful community engagement, and creating guidance on site suitability to minimize impacts on the environment and people.

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Massachusetts Receives Offshore Wind Bids 

3/27/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Massachusetts Received Bids from Three Companies in its Fourth Offshore Wind Solicitation

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Praises New Biden Offshore Wind Tax Guidance  

3/22/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Establishes Nation’s First Office of Energy Transformation 

3/15/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Melissa Lavinson appointed as Executive Director to execute community-by-community decarbonization strategy

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Awards Grants to Protect Habitat in the Buzzards Bay Watershed 

3/14/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Over $182,000 in federal funds awarded to four municipalities

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces Over $200,000 in Grants to Support Farmers Markets 

3/13/2024 Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

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Governor Healey Accompanies State Biologists During Bear Den Visit  

3/11/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Launches Climate Action Campaign  

3/11/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

“Climate Action is for All of Us” media campaign designed to encourage individual climate actions

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Recent Rain Improves Drought Conditions in Islands Region 

3/08/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Joins Outdoor Recreation Roundtable  

3/05/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Massachusetts joins national coalition to promote accessibility and innovation in outdoor recreation