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11/25/2014EPA Completes Reviews of 25 New England Site Cleanups during FY2014
10/17/2014EPA Awards More than $340,000, Helping 14 New England Communities with Environmental Health Programs
10/06/2014Rockland, Maine Organization Selected for EPA Environmental Education Grant
10/01/2014New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Summer Ozone Season
08/27/2014EPA Provides Additional $3+ Million for Brownfields Cleanups in New England
08/21/2014EPA Proposes to Include Southern Maine in the Federal Reformulated Gasoline Program
08/19/2014BJ’s Wholesale Club Becomes First Wholesale Club to Commit Nationwide to EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge
07/30/2014Settlement Nets $5.7 Million for Cleanup Costs at A.C. Lawrence Superfund Site in S. Paris, Maine
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
07/11/2014EPA Clean Air Act Settlements with Two Industrial Laundry Companies Minimize Emissions in New England Communities
07/09/2014EPA Clean Air Settlements with Two Industrial Laundry Companies Minimize Emissions in New England Communities
05/28/2014EPA Awards $17.5 Million to Clean Up Brownfield Sites in New England; Funds help protect health, the environment and Revitalize communities
05/22/2014Ten New England Organizations Commit to Reduce Food Waste
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 4 Environmental Merit Awards to Maine Recipients
03/27/2014EPA Grants Available to Improve the Environment and Public Health in New England Communities
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 Increase in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Maine
02/05/2014EPA Tips to Help Reduce Health Concerns and Improve Efficiency When Using Wood Heaters
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
12/11/2013NH Hazardous Waste Site Added to Superfund’s National Priorities List; Windham, Maine Site Proposed
11/20/2013Four New England Students win EPA Research Fellowship Awards
11/14/2013Maine Companies Honored by Northeast Diesel Collaborative for Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution
11/13/2013New England Supermarkets Recognized for Environmental Achievements
11/08/2013New England Leaders Convene to Help Communities Prepare for Climate Change Challenges
10/21/2013New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Summer Ozone Season
08/12/2013Salem, Mass. Contractor Faces Penalty for Violating Lead Renovation Rule at Kittery, Maine Site
07/31/2013STATEMENTS: Senior EPA Officials Pay Tribute to Ira Leighton, who Helped Shape Environmental Protection since 1972
07/15/2013EPA Provides Additional $3.5+ Million for Brownfields Cleanups in New England
06/26/2013Federal Agencies Awarded for Reducing Environmental Footprint in New England
06/26/2013Maine Organizations and Residents Receive Prestigious EPA Environmental Award
06/24/2013Heatwave Means Poor Air Quality Expected for Southern Coastal New England and Coastal Maine on Tuesday, June 25
05/30/2013Poor Air Quality Will Continue in Southern New England, including N.H. and Maine Coasts, for Friday and Saturday
05/29/2013Camden Hills Regional High School Wins Two National Environmental Education Awards
05/10/2013EPA Awards $12 Million to Clean Up New England Brownfield Sites
05/09/2013EPA Conducts “Five-Year Review” for 16 New England Superfund Sites
05/01/2013Free Tools Available to Protect Health as Summer Smog Season Starts
04/23/2013New England Buildings Score in National Energy Star Building Competition
04/22/201323 New England Colleges Join Effort to Reduce Food Waste
03/27/2013Old Town, Maine Pulp Mill Pays Fine for Clean Water Act Violations
03/26/2013Eight New England Organizations Receive 2013 Energy Star Awards
03/20/2013City of Portland, Maine will Pay Penalty and Take Steps to Address Sewer Overflows
03/18/2013Students in Fairfield, Maine Partner with Green Plumbers Training Program for Fix a Leak Week March 18-24
02/25/2013N.H. Company Faces Penalty for Violating Lead Renovation Rule at Kittery, Maine Site
02/07/20135 New England Communities Get EPA Technical Assistance to Help with Sustainability
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
01/24/2013Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards accepted until March 1, 2013
01/16/2013EPA Analysis Shows Increase in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Maine
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/12/2012EPA Awards Almost $45,000 to New England Student Teams for Sustainable Technology
11/26/2012EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health
10/15/2012Maine Department of Environmental Protection Receives $1.39 million Grant from EPA to Fund Clean Diesel Projects
10/11/2012EPA Awards $30 Million for Clean Diesel Projects
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/01/2012New England Had More Smog Days during Recent Summer, but Long-Term Trend of Cleaner Air Continues
09/28/2012Maine to Receive Over $4 Million in EPA Brownfields Grants
09/13/2012EPA Adds 12 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Eight Other Sites Proposed To Be Added
08/02/2012Maine Company Faces Penalty for Violations of Oil Pollution Prevention Regulations 
07/25/2012300+ New England Buildings Compete in Energy Star National Building Competition
07/25/2012Penobscot Indian Nation Receives Grant of nearly $149,000 to Improve Water Quality
07/12/2012Hot Weather Means Poor Air Quality Predicted for parts of New England Tomorrow and Saturday
06/14/2012EPA Welcomes Bates College, UNH and Keene State College into the Food Recovery Challenge
06/11/2012Environmental Education Award Presented to Old Town, ME Teacher
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/24/2012New Englanders Reminded that Skin Cancer is Most Common, and Most Preventable Cancer in U.S. - Sun Safety Tips for 'Don’t Fry Day': May 25, 2012
05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
05/01/2012Companies Fined for Failing to Notify Tenants About Lead Paint at Two Navy Bases in New England
04/27/2012As Summer Smog Season Starts, Free Resources Help Protect People
04/25/2012Two Maine Citizens Receive Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Awards
04/18/2012Earth Day Highlights in Boston Area and New England
04/05/2012EPA Fines Violators of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule
03/20/2012U.S. Government raising awareness of accidental exposures during National Poison Prevention Week
03/12/2012Save Water During Fix a Leak Week - WaterSense Partner of the Year Delta Faucet Company to fix leaks at Boston low-income housing units
02/22/2012EPA Celebrates New England ENERGY STAR Leaders and Labeled Buildings
01/23/2012Maine Wastewater Control Association Recognized for Outstanding Service
01/10/2012Companies Face Fines for Lead Paint Disclosure Violations at Two Navy Bases in New England
01/10/2012$372K in EPA Grants Awarded to Improve Health in New England Communities
01/05/2012EPA Analysis Shows Increase in 2010 Toxic Chemical Releases in Maine
11/17/2011November 2011 SPCC Compliance Deadline Extended to May 2013 for Agricultural Facilities; EPA Providing Compliance Assistance to Farms for SPCC Rule
11/17/2011Federal Partners Unite to Help Rural Communities with Environmental and Economic Goals
11/07/2011EPA Provides the Maine Department of Environmental Protection $250,000 to Reduce Emissions with Marine Engine Repowers
11/07/2011EPA Announces More Than $1.3 Million for Clean Diesel Projects in New England States
10/05/2011Maine Organization Selected for EPA Environmental Education Grant
09/29/2011New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Past Summer
09/20/2011EPA Recognizes Supermarkets for Environmental Achievement in New England
09/19/2011S. Portland Maine Facility faces EPA Sanction for Unsafe Storage of Hazardous Chemicals
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
08/30/2011Limestone, Maine Water and Sewer District Gains Environmental Benefits from Federal and State Assistance
08/22/2011Maine Oil Company Fined for Clean Water Violations
07/29/2011Removal Effort to Begin at Vassalboro, Maine Site
07/20/2011Poor Air Quality Predicted for Sections of New England for Thursday, July 21, 2011
06/10/2011EPA Awards Nearly $3 Million to Cleanup and Revitalize Maine Communities