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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.
06/26/2013Federal Agencies Awarded for Reducing Environmental Footprint in New England
06/26/2013Massachusetts 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
06/19/2013EPA Recognizes Students for Sustainable Environmental Solutions
06/19/2013Three New England Small Businesses Win EPA Grants for Environmental Technologies
06/19/2013UMass Lowell Student Team Recognized by EPA for Sustainable Environmental Solutions
06/13/2013MassDOT and Contractor Fined for Clean Water Violations
06/12/2013New Haven, Conn. Cold Storage Warehouse Fined for Release of Toxic Ammonia from Facility
06/12/2013Researchers with New England Connections Earn EPA Award for Innovative Research
05/30/2013Poor Air Quality Will Continue in Southern New England, including N.H. and Maine Coasts, for Friday and Saturday
05/29/2013Poor Air Quality Predicted for South Coastal New England Until Saturday June 1
05/21/2013Two Mass. Sites Added to National Superfund List, and One N.H. Site Proposed to be Listed
05/10/2013Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation
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
04/26/2013EPA Honors Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for Food Recovery Efforts
04/23/2013New England Buildings Score in National Energy Star Building Competition
04/22/201323 New England Colleges Join Effort to Reduce Food Waste
04/17/2013Three Boston-area Businesses Recognized by EPA for Green Power Purchases
04/08/2013Dudley, Mass. Packaging Plant to Pay Nearly $485K Penalty for Environmental Violations
04/01/2013Seven New England Colleges and Universities Honored for Food Waste Recycling Efforts
03/26/2013Eight New England Organizations Receive 2013 Energy Star Awards
03/20/2013Recent Actions Ensure New England Companies Adhere to Protections in Federal Pesticide Law
03/13/2013Boston Makes National Top 10 of Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings
03/12/2013EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US/Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five