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In development post, it wasn't easy being green

Successes, setbacks marked Foy's tenure

'This is like turning a supertanker,' said Douglas I. Foy, outgoing secretary of the Office for Commonwealth Development. 'We have 50 years of terrible zoning practice in this state.'
By Stephanie Ebbert
Globe Staff / February 25, 2006

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When he joined the Romney administration, renowned environmental lawyer Douglas I. Foy made clear that his agenda would cover issues both sweeping and symbolic, from reducing power plant pollution to trimming the number of state-owned sport utility vehicles. (Full article: 1163 words)

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