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Massachusetts town pilots geothermal heating and cooling system

Massachusetts town pilots geothermal heating and cooling system

A neighborhood in Framingham, Massachusetts, is implementing a pilot program to connect homes and businesses to a communal geothermal heating and cooling system.

Isabella O'Malley reports for The Associated Press.

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Massachusetts beachfront homeowners lose half-million-dollar sand dune to the sea
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Massachusetts beachfront homeowners lose half-million-dollar sand dune to the sea

In a dramatic turn of events, a group of Salisbury, Massachusetts homeowners saw their expensive effort to protect their beachfront homes vanish within days.

Erum Salam reports for The Guardian.

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Massachusetts' offshore wind farm starts powering homes

Vineyard Wind, the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the U.S., has begun supplying power to the Massachusetts grid, marking a significant step in renewable energy.

Steve LeBlanc reports for the Associated Press.

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Massachusetts just took a big step away from natural gas. Which states might follow?

A first-in-the-country ruling sets Massachusetts on a path toward electrification of heating, and could lead regulators in other states to follow suit.

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Solar installers and fire officials look for compromise on Massachusetts fire code

A group of Massachusetts solar installers are working with the state to modify fire codes that they say are too restrictive and are limiting the scale of residential solar arrays.

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Exxon relied on hacked info in fight against climate probes — court docs

In its battle against climate investigations in Massachusetts and New York, Exxon Mobil cited news reports that leaned on stolen information, according to court documents filed last week in connection with a vast hacking-for-hire scheme.

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Exxon relied on hacked info in fight against climate probes — court docs

In its battle against climate investigations in Massachusetts and New York, Exxon Mobil cited news reports that leaned on stolen information, according to court documents filed last week in connection with a vast hacking-for-hire scheme.

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