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02/09/2016EPA Rebates Will Fund Cleaner School Buses in Three Massachusetts Communities
01/28/2016EPA Assisting City of Lawrence with Financial Planning for Water Infrastructure
01/25/2016EPA Analysis Shows 2014 Decrease of Toxic Chemical Releases in Massachusetts
01/25/2016Obama Administration to Partner with 27 Communities to Boost Neighborhood Revitalization through Local Food Enterprises - Local Foods, Local Places Empowers Creative Economic Development in Rural and Urban Communities in 22 states
01/21/2016Five Cape Cod Communities Receiving EPA Technical Assistance to Address Nitrogen Pollution
01/06/2016Nominations Open for EPA’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards in New England - Due by Feb. 12
12/23/2015EPA Seeks Public Input on Modified Training at Camp Edwards
12/09/2015New Funding Opportunity for Coastal Watershed Restoration in Southeast New England
12/04/2015Massport Awarded More than $330,000 from EPA for Clean Diesel Project at Conley Terminal
12/01/2015EPA Provides State of Massachusetts $63.7 Million for Water Infrastructure Projects
11/19/2015New England Institutions Recognized for Diverting Food Waste
11/18/2015EPA Awards Environmental Education Grants to Four Massachusetts Organizations
11/10/2015EPA Enforcement Ensures that Solar Company Follows Stormwater Discharge Requirements at Warren, Mass. Facility
11/06/2015Companies Fined and Take Action to Comply with Ocean Dumping Requirements
11/06/2015Settlements Ensure that Three Companies Comply with Public Right-to-Know Rules
11/06/2015Northeast Clean Diesel Collaborative Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution in N.Y., Mass., Conn. and R.I.
11/05/2015Grants for $1.75 Million Awarded to Improve Public Health in New England Communities
11/04/2015EPA Completes Review of 23 Site Cleanups in New England
11/04/2015EPA Recognizes State Street as a Top Green Power Partner
10/30/2015EPA and Partners Announce $5 Million for Southeast New England Program for Coastal Watershed Restoration
10/29/2015EPA Signs Two Clean Up Decisions in a Continued Effort to Protect Cape Cod Drinking Water
10/21/2015EPA Recognizes Saunders Hotel Group as a Top Green Power Partner
10/21/2015EPA Recognizes Ahold USA as a Top Green Power Partner
10/19/2015Organizations in R.I., Conn. and Mass. Awarded Funding for Environmental Work in Area Communities
10/09/2015Companies Pay Penalty for Failure to Follow Hazardous Waste Protective Measures
10/01/2015EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for the Nuclear Metals Site in Concord, Mass.
09/30/2015EPA Adds a Franklin, Mass. Hazardous Waste Site to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/29/2015EPA Settlement Ensures that Ludlow, Mass. Water is Better Protected from Oil Spills
09/28/2015New England Had More Unhealthy Air Quality Days during Summer Ozone Season
09/23/2015EPA Awards $4.3 Million in Supplemental Revolving Loan Funds to Clean up Contaminated Brownfields Sites in New England
09/21/2015EPA Celebrates Sustainability Improvements at N. Dartmouth, Mass. Superfund Site
09/18/2015Federal Penalty for Swampscott Water Pollution
09/17/2015EPA Approves Massachusetts Plan to Protect Cape Cod Waters
09/15/2015Three Small Businesses in Conn. and Mass. Awarded EPA Research Grants
09/01/2015Harvard School of Public Health Awarded $651K EPA Research Grant
08/19/2015Settlement Requires Milford, Mass. Glass Manufacturer to Improve Stormwater Treatment
08/11/2015EPA Research Funding Aims to Improve Understanding of Climate Change Impacts on Indoor Air Quality
08/06/2015Lincoln-Sudbury (Mass.) High Schoolers Recognized by President Obama and EPA
07/30/2015Under EPA Settlement, Chicopee, Mass. Cold Storage Warehouse Company Improves Public Protections
07/28/2015Poor Air Quality Expected along the Southern Coast of New England Tomorrow (Wed. July 29)
07/22/2015124 New England Buildings Compete in EPA’s Sixth Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
07/21/2015Railway Company Settles Clean Water Act Violations in Maine and Mass.
07/18/2015New Grading System for Mystic River Watershed Gives Public Better Localized Information
07/15/2015Settlement Ensures Compliance from Beverly, Mass. Pesticide Company
05/29/2015On 20th Anniversary of Effort, EPA Gives Charles River a B+ and Publishes Live Water Quality Data
05/28/2015EPA Awards $10.3 Million to Clean Up New England Brownfield Sites, Protect Health in Communities
05/26/2015Company Provides Emergency Response Equipment for Fall River, Mass. following EPA Enforcement
05/12/2015Soil Remediation to Begin at Superfund Site in Walpole, Mass.
05/06/2015Massachusetts Clean Energy Partnership Project Recognized As an ‘Innovation in Government’ Finalist
05/06/2015New England Buildings Score in National Energy Star Building Competition
05/05/2015EPA's Energy Star Battle of the Buildings Competition Saves $50 Million, Prevents 250,000 Metric Tons of GHG Emissions/ The agency recognizes competitors in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico
04/29/2015Settlement Ensures that Lawrence Addresses Wastewater and Stormwater Discharges
04/27/2015Free Air Quality Alerts Available as Summer Smog Season Starts Soon
04/22/2015Massachusetts Organizations and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements
04/09/2015EPA Grants Available to Improve the Environment and Public Health in New England Communities
04/06/2015EPA Honors New England’s 2015 Energy Star Partners of the Year
04/06/2015EPA Honors 2015 Energy Star Partners of the Year for Leadership on Energy Efficiency, Acting on Climate /
The agency recognizes 128 partners in 33 states including DirecTV, Staples, and Verizon
04/06/2015EPA Settlement Protects Soil and Groundwater in Lawrence, Mass.
03/31/2015Three Massachusetts Students Selected for EPA Fellowships to Support Next Generation of Environmental Scientists
03/27/2015EPA Awards Funding for Brownfield Cleanup Planning in Lawrence and New Bedford, Mass. and Portland, Maine
03/27/2015EPA Action Ensures that Runoff Doesn’t Harm Nearby Streams at North Reading, Mass. Construction Site
03/26/2015New England Organizations Step Up for EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge and Help to Reduce Food Waste
03/25/2015Boston Back in Top 10 of U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings
03/24/2015EPA Proposes Mass. Hazardous Waste Site to Superfund’s National Priorities List
03/24/2015EPA Adds Two, Proposes Six Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List
03/20/2015EPA Awards Clean Diesel Grants in 21 States, Puerto Rico
03/09/2015EPA Announces 70 Top Performing Energy Star Certified Manufacturing Plants in 29 States/ Across the country, Energy Star manufacturing plants are leading their industries by saving energy and money, combating climate change
02/24/2015Two New England Businesses and One Individual Recognized by EPA for Climate Leadership
02/11/2015City of Attleboro, Mass. Industrial Pretreatment Program Recognized for Excellence
02/09/2015UMASS-Lowell Professor Recognized by EPA for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Service
02/05/2015EPA Welcomes New “Top Cop” for Criminal Enforcement Program in New England
02/03/2015Scituate and Newburyport, Mass. to Receive EPA Technical Assistance to Meet their Sustainability Goals and Foster Economic Development
01/29/2015Nomination Period Extended for EPA’s Annual New England Environmental Merit Awards - New Deadline is Feb. 6, 2015
01/22/2015Medford, Mass. Company Settles with EPA for Oil Spill
01/05/2015EPA Will Review 24 Hazardous Site Cleanups during 2015
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