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Farley-Bouvier, Hinds Chat Environmental Issues At Pittsfield Forum

The state hopes to see more renewable energy from solar and thus incentives solar development. However, the way the programs are currently established, the solar often comes at the expense of cutting trees. "We have perverse incentives for solar. It is cheaper for a developer to come in and cut down a whole bunch of trees to do something for the environment," state Rep. Farley-Bouvier said.

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Center for EcoTechnology Honors Williamstown's Penner

On Monday, Earth Day, she was publicly recognized for her engagement in the uphill battle to stem the tide of climate change.

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North Adams Dry Cleaner Tests Still to Be Held in March

Executive Director Jennifer Hohn told the authority board members on Monday that the final 111 River St. testings are scheduled and that the organization is preparing to make the final transfer of assets to the city of North Adams.

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Activists Press Neal to Support Green New Deal

Three of the activists — all students at Mount Greylock Regional School in Williamstown — went inside to make their case to a member of Neal's staff.

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South County's Becker Pond Dam Makes Priority Project List

The Baker-Polito administration made the designation on Thursday for Schenob Brook/Becker Pond Dam Removal Project along with 11 other river and wetland restoration projects across the commonwealth.

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House, Senate Pass Bond Bill With Funds for Greylock Glen

On Friday, Pignatelli spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives championing the bill's bipartisan effort and its aim to improve all local cities and towns across the commonwealth.

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Williamstown Pollinator Campaign Celebrates Successful Educational Effort

Art and science came together in a unique way for Bridget Spann. One of the coordinators of the town’s Bee Friendly Williamstown campaign was at the Clark Art Institute in May when she had an epiphany.

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Goals Set To Make Berkshires 100 Percent Renewable Energy

The technology is available. It is just a matter of the right policies and right actions to make it happen. That is what a cvoalition of environmentalist believes when it comes the state becoming 100 percent powered by renewable energy. On Monday, local leaders and organizations joined for a summit to dive into the issues.

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North Adams Council Approves Resolution Backing Climate Accord

The City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution to support the Paris Climate Accords. The accord, a voluntary agreement among nations to reduce carbon emissions and to aid developing nations in meeting goals, is being backed by consortiums of mayors, governors and business leaders in the wake of the president's announcement that the United States would withdraw.

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