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12/23/2014Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards-Deadline is January 30, 2015
12/19/2014New England Ski Companies Reminded that Oil Spill Prevention Protects the Environment
12/18/2014EPA Announces 2013 Report Card Grade for the Mystic River Watershed
12/16/2014This Season, Let’s Celebrate Clean Water
12/15/2014Dorchester, Mass. Landlords Will Remove Lead Hazards from Residential Properties under EPA Settlement
12/01/2014EPA Issues First “Re-use” Awards for New England Superfund Sites
11/26/2014As Wood Stove Changeout Program Brings Cleaner Air to Southeastern New England, EPA Offers Advice for Safer, Cleaner Wood-Burning
11/25/2014EPA Completes Reviews of 25 New England Site Cleanups during FY2014
11/25/2014Comment Period Extended until Jan. 14, 2015 for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Nuclear Metals Superfund Site in Concord, Mass.; Public Hearing will be Wed. Dec. 10
11/12/2014EPA Awards $495,000 to Reduce Diesel Emissions from Marine Engines in Massachusetts
11/05/2014Industrial Laundry Agrees to Clean Air Act Settlement
11/03/2014Cleanup Plan Proposed for the Nuclear Metals Site in Concord, Mass.
10/30/2014EPA Administrator McCarthy Statement on the Passing of Mayor Menino
10/28/2014Seven Massachusetts Graduate Students Awarded EPA Grants for Environmental Research Projects
10/20/2014Chemical Company Takes Steps to Make Fall River, Mass. Community Safer Following EPA Enforcement
10/17/2014EPA Awards More than $340,000, Helping 14 New England Communities with Environmental Health Programs
10/17/2014Three Bay State Student Teams Win Grants for Environmental Projects
10/16/2014Gloucester Mass. Shipyard Will Help Educate Customers and Peers about Clean Water Responsibilities under Settlement
10/15/2014EPA Applauds Creation of Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration Program
10/09/2014Public Comments Accepted on Proposed Cleanup Plan for J-3 Range on Joint Base Cape Cod
10/07/2014Under Settlement, B and M and MBTA Will Pay for and Perform Cleanup of Iron Horse Park Superfund Site in Billerica, Mass.
10/06/2014Fall River, Mass. Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Will Make Community Safer under EPA Settlement
10/01/2014Annual Cornell Pond Fishing Derby in North Dartmouth, Mass. is Sat. Oct. 4
10/01/2014New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Summer Ozone Season
09/30/2014Draft Storm Sewer General Permit for 200+ Small Massachusetts Municipalities Will Help Clean Water Protection
09/30/2014Local Government Advisory Committee Weighs in on Proposed Water Rule
09/17/2014Mass. Organizations receive total of $240,000 for EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
09/16/2014EPA Awards 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
09/12/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Housatonic River “Rest of River” to October 27, 2014
09/03/2014Charles River 2013 Report Card Reflects Cleanest Water in Decades
08/27/2014EPA Provides Additional $3+ Million for Brownfields Cleanups in New England
08/26/2014Modifications Recommended and Proposed to Part of the Cleanup of Industri-plex Superfund Site in Woburn, Mass. 
08/26/2014Grant Funds Help Youth Learn Environmental Skills at Lowell, Mass. Water Treatment Plant
08/20/2014Settlement Ensures that New Bedford Company Adheres to Measures to Control Air Pollutants
08/19/2014BJ’s Wholesale Club Becomes First Wholesale Club to Commit Nationwide to EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge
08/19/2014EPA Awards $120,000 in Urban Waters grants to Revitalize Mystic River Watershed
07/28/2014Four Massachusetts Companies Win EPA Funding for Sustainable and Innovative Products and Research
07/24/2014Seven New England Companies Take Action to Improve Oil Spill Prevention Measures under Settlements
07/23/2014EPA Awards $700,000 to UMass Amherst for Environmental Health Research for Tribal Communities
07/16/2014151 New England Buildings compete in EPA’s 5th Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
07/14/2014EPA Supporting Small Businesses by Advancing Sustainable and Innovative Products and Research/Twenty-one businesses receiving funding to strengthen the economy and the environment
07/11/2014EPA Clean Air Act Settlements with Two Industrial Laundry Companies Minimize Emissions in New England Communities
07/10/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Housatonic River “Rest of River” - Public Hearing to be Held on Tuesday, Sept. 23
07/09/2014EPA Clean Air Settlements with Two Industrial Laundry Companies Minimize Emissions in New England Communities
06/24/2014Lakeville, Mass. Refrigerated Warehouses Improve Public Safety Practices under EPA Settlement
06/12/2014Attleboro Mass. stops illegal discharge from its Drinking Water Facility under federal Clean Water Act Settlement
06/05/2014EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River “Rest of River” Project
06/05/2014EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River “Rest of River” Project
05/28/2014EPA Awards $17.5 Million to Clean Up Brownfield Sites in New England; Funds help protect health, the environment and Revitalize communities
05/27/2014Walpole, Mass. School Bus Company Reduces Diesel Idling under Settlement
05/22/2014Ten New England Organizations Commit to Reduce Food Waste
05/12/2014Construction work to start at the Sutton Brook Disposal Area Superfund site in Tewksbury, Mass.
05/05/2014Free Resources Help Protect Health as Summer Smog Season Begins
04/30/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change; Fall River, Mass. and Bath, Maine selected for New England Communities
04/22/2014EPA Awards 12 Environmental Merit Awards to Massachusetts Organizations and Individuals
04/15/2014Settlements Ensure that New England Painting Companies Protect Children from Lead Paint Hazards
04/10/2014Boston Ranks 13 on EPA’s List of Cities with the most Energy Star Buildings
03/27/2014EPA Grants Available to Improve the Environment and Public Health in New England Communities
03/18/2014EPA Requires Five New England Companies to Better Manage Hazardous Chemicals to Protect Community
03/11/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Draft Clean Harbors Permit; Public Hearing on Wed., April 16
02/19/2014Marlborough, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Operator Recognized for Outstanding Service
02/19/2014Billerica, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent Recognized for Outstanding Service
02/19/2014New England Water Environment Association Recognized for Outstanding Service
02/18/2014Two Contractors Fined and Will Take Action to Protect Children from Lead Paint Hazards under Settlement
02/13/2014EPA Will Review 27 Superfund Site Clean Ups This Year
02/10/2014EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Massachusetts
02/05/2014EPA Tips to Help Reduce Health Concerns and Improve Efficiency When Using Wood Heaters
02/05/2014Comment Period for Proposed Remedy Selection Plan for the Small Arms Ranges located at Joint Base Cape Cod (formerly MMR)
02/03/2014Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline is Feb. 21, 2014
01/30/2014EPA Completes Reviews of 22 Site Cleanups
01/23/2014EPA Will Hold a Public Hearing in Boston Feb. 26 on New Wood Stove Air Pollution Standards -- Proposal would make new wood stoves and heaters significantly cleaner
01/07/2014Sixteen Grants Will Help Protect Wetlands in New England
12/19/2013Chicopee Company Pays Fine and Ships over 40,000 lbs of Hazardous Waste, Protecting Human Health and the Environment
12/19/2013EPA Settlement Yields Improved Ability for Nantucket Company to Respond to Oil Spills
11/25/2013Supplier for Embalming Chemicals Takes Action to Improve Safety at Facilities under Settlement
11/20/2013Four New England Students win EPA Research Fellowship Awards
11/20/2013EPA Awards $556,650 to Help Massachusetts Marine Vessels Reduce Diesel Emissions
11/18/2013EPA Recognizes Sharon, Mass. for Water Conservation Efforts
11/15/2013New England Institutions Honored for Food Waste Recycling Efforts on America Recycles Day
11/08/2013New England Leaders Convene to Help Communities Prepare for Climate Change Challenges
11/07/2013EPA Reaches Cleanup Decision for J2 Range and Groundwater Plumes at Camp Edwards
10/28/2013Methuen Mass. School Bus Company Pays $33K Penalty for Excessive Idling
10/21/2013New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Summer Ozone Season
09/26/2013Staples Recognized for Green Power Leadership
09/18/2013Registration Open for Annual Cornell Pond Fishing Derby in North Dartmouth, Mass.
08/23/2013Hazardous Waste Settlement Leads to School Cleanups in 60 Schools in R.I. and Mass.
08/13/2013EPA Grant Helps Youth Learn Environmental Skills at Lowell, Mass. Water Treatment Plant
08/12/2013Salem, Mass. Contractor Faces Penalty for Violating Lead Renovation Rule at Kittery, Maine Site
08/08/2013EPA Completing Multi-Year Research on Lyme Disease and Ticks on Cape and Islands
08/07/2013EPA Announces 2012 Report Card grades for the lower Charles River and the Mystic River Watershed
08/07/2013EPA Awards $598K to Massachusetts Small Businesses for Sustainable Technology Development
07/31/2013Billerica, Mass. Company to Pay $2.6+ Million for Alleged Pesticide Violations
07/31/2013STATEMENTS: Senior EPA Officials Pay Tribute to Ira Leighton, who Helped Shape Environmental Protection since 1972
07/31/2013Springfield, Mass. Housing Authority Settles Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Case
07/26/2013TUESDAY: Newly Confirmed EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Deliver Remarks at Harvard Law School
07/17/2013EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Actions for Two Massachusetts Military Reservation Sites
07/17/2013Poor Air Quality Expected in So. New England Thursday, 7/18; Coastal CT, RI, MA
07/17/2013School Bus Company to Install Automatic Idle Shut-off Controls and Pay Penalties under the Clean Air Act
07/15/2013EPA Provides Additional $3.5+ Million for Brownfields Cleanups in New England
07/02/2013Groundbreaking for $3.15 Million PCB Cleanup at the Former Lawrence Metals Site in Chelsea, Mass.