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A bill proposing completely switching electricity generation in state of Massachusetts to renewable energy like solar and wind by the year 2035, has been cosponsored 53 state legislators in the House and Senate on Feb. 13. If passed, the "An Act Transitioning Massachusetts to 100 Percent Renewable Energy" bill would make Massachusetts the first state in the U.S. to achieve this energy goal.

"Massachusetts has been a leader on alternative energy policy for over a decade, and now with federal assaults on efforts to combat climate change, it will be up to individual states to protect the environmental and health interests of the public," said State Senator Jamie Eldridge.

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