July 4, 2014

Massachusetts already achieved 30% lower emissions than 2005

A power plant in Massachusetts, one of at least 10 states that have already met President Obama's goal of cutting emissions from the electricity industry by at least 30 percent by 2030.

Massachusetts continues to lead the way for the rest of the country in terms of emission reductions. [NY Times]

At least 10 states have cut their emissions by that amount or more between 2005 and 2012, and several other states were well on their way, almost two decades before President Obama's deadline for the rest of the nation runs out.

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