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Ian Bowles
State Secretary, Energy & Environment Affairs

Ian Bowles

Ian Bowles is the Massachusetts secretary of energy and environmental affairs. Previously, he served as associate director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality during the Clinton administration.

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Bipartisanship in Mass., will extend nationally

The experience here in Massachusetts is: 100 percent auction of greenhouse gas permits under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative has worked well and produced new funds for our $2 billion, three year energy efficiency program (by far the largest per capita in the U.S.)

By Ian Bowles | January 24, 2010; 02:12 PM ET | Comments (0)

Endangerment finding in wake of MA vs. EPA

We in Massachusetts take particular pride in seeing Administrator Lisa Jackson moving forward with the endangerment finding in the wake of the landmark Massachusetts vs. EPA Supreme Court decision.

By Ian Bowles | December 7, 2009; 03:55 PM ET | Comments (0)

Economic opportunity

We are seeing economic competitors to the United States moving aggressively into clean energy -- seeing the opportunity to capture manufacturing of advanced batteries (Korea and others), solar panels (China, Malaysia and others), wind power components and many more core...

By Ian Bowles | November 5, 2009; 06:51 AM ET | Comments (5)

Present Concrete Steps Taken

Since taking office, President Obama has changed the U.S. landscape on clean energy and greenhouse gases (GHGs) fundamentally.  Instead of ignoring MA vs. EPA as the last administration did, President Obama has moved forward with numerous steps: sweeping auto efficiency...

By Ian Bowles | October 8, 2009; 03:18 PM ET | Comments (1)

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