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Mass. AG sues Volkswagen

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Attorney General Maura Healey and her New York counterpart have filed lawsuits alleging Volkswagen and affiliated car brands defrauded customers about diesel emissions and engaged in an extensive...

City collaboration leads to Clark U. global health degree

Laura Finaldi |

A collaboration involving the city of Worcester and Clark University led the latter to develop a master's degree that will get students to understand how political, economic and social forces impact...

GE pioneers precision medicine in Marlborough

Laura Finaldi |

At its new Marlborough headquarters, GE Healthcare Life Sciences is focusing on developing the tools that can help produce personalized drugs.

Mass. Senate passes energy bill

State House News Service |

An energy bill passed 39-0 by the Senate Thursday evening would require the solicitation of long-term contracts for at least 2,000 megawatts of offshore wind by 2027 as part of an effort to diversify...

Why offer mental health services at work?

By Elizabeth Belliveau |

While many companies have invested in the physical well-being of their employees, the emotional and mental health well-being of employees is still a relatively misunderstood concept.

Mass. officials turn attention to energy storage

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

The Department of Energy Resources is hoping to catalyze storage initiatives across the state with a new report and a a $10 million pilot.

Gas pipeline cancellation leaves ghost of cost concerns

Sam Bonacci |

The controversial Kinder Morgan pipeline that was supposed to give Massachusetts relief from a constrained natural gas supply has been cancelled but concerns about energy constraints remain.

Worcester company fined $52k

Sam Bonacci |

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has assessed a $51,937 penalty to MLC Worcester LLC for violations relating to asbestos removal at a triple decker in Worcester's Main South...

Energy chief flags need for more natural gas

In the wake of the suspension of Kinder Morgan's major natural gas pipeline project in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the Baker administration's energy chief on Tuesday stressed that...

Outsourced Ideology: Sending the dirty work of clean energy north

Laura Finaldi |

Unable and unwilling to install the necessary infrastructure for renewable energy, Central Mass. has teamed with the rest of southern New England to pay far-flung locations to help meet the region's...

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