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Posted on: January 22, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Green Community

The Town of Webster is proud to announce that they have received designation as a “Green Community” by
the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Department of
Energy Resources. The Town worked hard to meet the Grant Program’s five criteria which are directed at
helping the Town to:

  • Cut municipal energy costs and strengthen the local economy;
  • Access grants for clean, affordable, and resilient energy projects;
  • Encourage environmentally friendly economic development;
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions;
  • Promote energy‐efficient building construction that drives the market for better built and lower cost
  • homes;
  • Foster renewable energy and clean energy technologies; and
  • Become a clean energy leader and a better place to live, work, and raise a family

Through the Green Communities Designation and Grant Program, Webster received an initial grant of

$180,885 to help meet their objective to create a cleaner energy future for the Town and the State of

Massachusetts. Funding for additional projects is available to the Town as they continue to design projects

beneficial to the environment and the Town of Webster.

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