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(Boston â€“ March 8, 2010) Today EPA awarded the City of Springfield, Mass. a $491,067 Climate Showcase Community grant for projects that will combat climate change. The funds will help Springfield increase energy efficiency, saving consumers money and reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions
The federal agency responsible for a review of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm is standing by its original assessment of the project that was finalized last year.
Cape legislators and the Cape Cod Commission are hoping their combined efforts will lead to a yearlong moratorium on NStar's program to spray herbicide on vegetation under its high-power lines.
Since applying satellite tags to five great white sharks off Chatham last summer, shark researcher Greg Skomal has been anticipating their return to Cape waters this year. But he's surprised with the migratory data that is being gathered from the tagging effort.
PETERSHAM, Mass. -- As Chris Matera reached a barren hilltop on state land near the Quabbin Reservoir, he swept his arm toward 2 acres of oak stumps and scattered gray tree skeletons. "This is a clear-cut,'' the Northampton resident said angrily. "Is this really what the public wants on its land?''
Governor Deval Patrick has asked state health officials to look into placing a limited ban on bisphenol A, a chemical found in food and drink containers that the state last summer warned parents of young children to avoid.
Contrary to what he called "conventional wisdom," the Massachusetts Democrat says a bipartisan climate change bill will emerge soon in the U.S. Senate.
HAMPTON, N.H. â€” A windy winter storm has knocked out power to at least 700,000 homes and businesses in the Northeast, fanned a hotel fire...
A decision on the fate of what would be the first offshore wind farm in the United States is expected from the federal government in the next several weeks.
A storm headed north along the mid-Atlantic coast hit Massachusetts yesterday, and meteorologists expect it to bring both coastal and inland flooding as melting snow and rain continues to cause rivers to swell and heavy wind-driven seas to batter the shoreline.