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As relentless rain pelted the region yet again yesterday, hundreds of people were evacuated from inundated homes, authorities closed numerous water-clogged roads, and officials managing an overwhelmed drainage system narrowly avoided releasing sewage into Boston Harbor.
The third heavy storm of this month's massive rains prompted Governor Deval Patrick to declare a state of emergency yesterday for the second time in March and activate National Guard units to stem the damage of more flooding in the waterlogged state.
With the health care debate largely over, now is the time to turn the heat up on our Senators to pass a strong clean energy...
With less than a month to go before U.S. Interior Secretary Kenneth Salazar determines the fate of Cape Wind, the legal saber rattling over the offshore wind turbine project has begun.
Wampanoag Indians, citing cultural grounds, mount a spirited fight against America's first planned offshore wind turbine development.The Wampanoag Indians of southeastern Massachusetts welcomed the Pilgrims when they arrived on the Mayflower nearly 400 years ago. But now they're trying to stop another newcomer -- wind turbines.
(Boston, Mass. â€“ March 24, 2010) â€“ Boston and New England businesses are again being recognized by EPAâ€™s Energy Star program for their commitment to save energy and money through energy efficiency
The newest proposals for wind turbines at Massachusetts Military Reservation are among an explosion of new projects on Cape Cod, particularly the Upper Cape, filed since the beginning of the year.
BARNSTABLE, Mass. â€” The state's top historic preservation official told a federal panel yesterday that the impact of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm on Native American and other historic sites is "unparalleled'' in the state's history.
Cohousing, a movement that started in Denmark in the 1980s, has been steadily spreading from Western Massachusetts into urban areas, and catching on with a new generation of frugal, environmentally conscious folks.
The long-awaited trial in a class-action suit against a barge company that spilled oil into Buzzards Bay seven years ago is scheduled to begin today in Plymouth Superior Court.