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Baker Administration Mounts Three New Initiatives For Climate Week

Two people examine a stream from the top of a paved outcropping in the woods
Josh Landes
Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen A. Theoharides examines the Churchill Street culvert with former Pittsfield Commissioner of Public Services David Turocy in August 2019.

Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Kathleen A. Theoharides was in Western Massachusetts this week as part of a statewide tour for Climate Week. Governor Charlie Baker’s administration is rolling out three new initiatives, including $11 million in new spending on climate change preparedness programs and over $800,000 on culvert projects.

Josh Landes has been WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief since February 2018, following stints at WBGO Newark and WFMU East Orange. A passionate advocate for Western Massachusetts, Landes was raised in Pittsfield and attended Hampshire College in Amherst, receiving his bachelor's in Ethnomusicology and Radio Production. His free time is spent with his cat Harry, experimental electronic music, and exploring the woods.
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