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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
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