For the second year in a row, environmental groups have issued a “mediocre grade” for the Baker administration’s efforts to address issues such as climate change and land conservation.
In a report card released Thursday, the groups gave the administration a “C” for its efforts to protect the environment, the same grade it handed out last year.
“At a time when Massachusetts should be leading, we are falling behind,” said Nancy Goodman, vice president for policy at the Environmental League of Massachusetts. “Inadequate funding and staffing continue to plague the agencies. That, combined with a lack of vision and leadership, is creating a crisis in terms of protecting our natural resources, enhancing public health, and combating climate change.”
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