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The position of secretary of energy and environmental affairs is established by '''Part I, Title II, Chapter 21A, Section 1''' of the General Laws of Massachusetts:<ref>[http://www.malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleII/Chapter21A/Section1 ''General Laws of Massachusetts,'' "Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs - Creation; secretary; acting secretary; undersecretary," accessed September 24, 2011]</ref>
 
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Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs<BR>
 
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs<BR>

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Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $104,855,695
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Authority:  Part I, Title II, Chapter 21A, Section 1 of the General Laws of Massachusetts
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Richard Sullivan
Assumed office:  2011
Compensation:  $150,000
Other Massachusetts Executive Offices
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The Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs is a state executive position in the Massachusetts state government.

The secretary serves as head of the Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs, which oversees six regulatory agencies - the Departments of Environmental Protection, Public Utilities, Energy Resources, Conservation & Recreation, Agriculture, and Fish & Game.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Richard Sullivan. He was appointed by Gov. Deval Patrick in 2011.

Authority

The position of secretary of energy and environmental affairs is established by Part I, Title II, Chapter 21A, Section 1 of the General Laws of Massachusetts:[1]

There shall be an executive office of energy and environmental affairs, hereinafter called the office, which shall be under the supervision of a secretary of energy and environmental affairs...

Qualifications

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Appointments

In accordance with Part I, Title II, Chapter 21A, Section 1 of the General Laws of Massachusetts, the secretary is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the governor.

Click here to view a larger-scale image of the Office of the Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Organizational Chart as of 2010.

Vacancies

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Duties

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State budget

The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs's budget for the 2013 fiscal year was $104,855,695.[2]

Compensation

In 2010, the Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs was paid an estimated $120,000 according to the Council of State Governments.[3]

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Contact information

Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
100 Cambridge Street, Suite 900
Boston, MA 02114
Telephone: 617.626.1000
Fax: 617.626.1181
Email: env.internet@state.ma.us

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