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90+ Organizations Announce MA Power Forward to support and promote Clean Energy Policies for People and Planet

Allison Friedman MA, United States 0 Ratings 285 Discussions 84 Group posts

Posted by: Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Together with over 90 Founding Partners, Toxics Action Center and Clean Water Action are launching Mass Power Forward, a statewide coalition committed to securing energy policy that supports local renewable energy, keeps energy dollars in our communities, creates green jobs and protects our Commonwealth from climate change and life-threatening pollution.

Read more about MAPowerForward: http://mapowerforward.com/Vision

The campaign supports an energy policy that:

1. Advances Massachusetts toward a safer and healthier economy powered by local, clean, renewable sources, keeping us on track to reduce our climate change pollution by no less than 80% by 2050;

2. Reduces our dependence on polluting energy sources

3. Prioritizes neighborhoods, families and public lands

4. Modernizes our power grid and empowers people to access locally generated power;

5. Assists workers and communities with retiring power plants to participate in the green economy and clean energy transition.

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