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Clean Air Act Digest, 7.8.11

Clean Air Act Digest, 7.8.11

July 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Updates: Environmental Protection Agency: Final Air Transport Rule: Yesterday, EPA announced the finalized Cross-State Air Pollution Rule , which protects over 240 million Americans from deadly power plant air pollution by reducing emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) that cross state lines and worsen air quality in downwind states.  The rule […]

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More Sleep-Outs for Clean Energy Planned in Massachusetts

More Sleep-Outs for Clean Energy Planned in Massachusetts

February 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Protesters in Massachusetts will continue to urge their legislators to commit to powering the state with 100% clean electricity by 2020. The Leadership Campaign is organizing the efforts, as they did with last fall’s sleep-outs in Boston Common, which lasted three weeks and came to an end as the global summit in Copenhagen began. Although […]

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Solar Power Gets a Boost in Massachusetts

Solar Power Gets a Boost in Massachusetts

January 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Massachusetts has a goal of installing 250 MW of solar energy by 2017, and Gov. Deval Patrick has announced two new rebate programs to help reach that goal. The programs represent the next phases of the $68 million Commonwealth Solar rebate program, which was so successful it ran out of money last October, more than […]

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Boston Protesters Get Clean Energy Bill

Boston Protesters Get Clean Energy Bill

December 10, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

After their final sleep-out in Boston Common last Sunday, a group of protesters in Boston won a victory in the Massachusetts Legislature: officials introduced a bill to study how to make the Massachusetts run entirely on clean energy. Mass. Rep. William Brownsberger and Sen. Marc Pacheco filed an “Act to Create and Repower Massachusetts Emergency […]

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Final Boston Sleep-out This Weekend

Final Boston Sleep-out This Weekend

December 8, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Since October 25, protesters have been sleeping in Boston Common, refusing the heat and power in dorm rooms and apartments provided by dirty energy. This Sunday, December 6, they’ll gather there for the last sleep-out. The protest has been organized by The Leadership Campaign, an organization calling for Massachusetts to commit to 100% clean electricity […]

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