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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
03/11/2013EPA Seeks Public Input on Camp Edwards Proposed Training Device
02/28/2013Raytheon, Staples Recognized for Climate Leadership
02/21/2013Uxbridge, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence
02/21/2013Taunton, Mass. Water Program Recognized for Excellence
02/20/2013Lee, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence
02/20/2013Energy Plant for Longwood Medical Center Gets EPA Energy Star Award
02/20/2013EPA Recognizes Medical Centers and Universities for Emissions Reductions and Energy Savings
02/19/2013Adams, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence
02/19/2013MWRA Deer Island Treatment Plant Manager Recognized for Outstanding Service
02/05/2013EPA Settles Cleanup Costs with Bay State Plating and Polishing Site in Lawrence, Mass.
 
01/24/2013Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards accepted until March 1, 2013
01/16/2013EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Massachusetts
01/09/2013Company to Pay Fine for Chemical Accident Prevention Violations in Sandwich, Mass. and E. Providence, R.I.
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/20/2012Two Companies to Pay $970,000 in Settlement for Clean Air Violations in Springfield, Mass.
12/12/2012EPA Awards Almost $45,000 to New England Student Teams for Sustainable Technology
12/12/2012Nantucket Company Faces Penalty for Violations of Oil Pollution Prevention Regulations
12/11/2012Massachusetts Developers to Pay a Fine for Clean Water Act Violations in Uxbridge
12/06/2012Glass Recycling Company Pays Fine for Clean Water Act Violations in Franklin, Mass.
12/06/2012Community-Based Nonprofits Receive EPA Grants to Help Reduce Environmental Risks in Manchester, N.H.; Lawrence, Springfield and Worcester, Mass.
12/06/2012Printing Company and EPA Reach Settlement for Alleged Clean Air Violations in Agawam, Mass.
11/30/2012Settlement Repays Cleanup Costs for Whitman Cistern Site in Whitman, Mass.
11/30/2012EPA Awards Research Fellowships to 18 New England Students 
11/20/2012Green Infrastructure Porous Pavement Project Completed in Arlington, Mass.
11/19/2012EPA Approves Work to Begin Construction of South Terminal in New Bedford, Mass.
11/15/2012Three Boston-area Businesses Honored for Food Waste Recycling Efforts on America Recycles Day
10/25/2012EPA Completes Construction Work at W.R. Grace Superfund site in Acton, Mass.
10/17/2012EPA Completes Cleanup Decisions for Three Camp Edwards Areas
10/12/2012EPA Seeks Public Input on Modified Training at Camp Edwards
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/10/2012AVX Corp. to Pay $366 Million in Settlement, Accelerating Cleanup of New Bedford Harbor Contamination in Massachusetts
10/01/2012New England Had More Smog Days during Recent Summer, but Long-Term Trend of Cleaner Air Continues
09/18/2012Leeds Metal Site in Maine Added to National Superfund List
09/18/2012EPA Proposes Two Massachusetts Sites to be Added to National Superfund List
09/14/2012Motorcycle Importer Pays Penalty to Resolve Clean Air Violations
09/13/2012EPA Adds 12 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Eight Other Sites Proposed To Be Added
09/13/2012Registration Open for Annual Cornell Pond Fishing Derby in North Dartmouth, Mass.
09/12/2012EPA Settlement with UMASS Amherst Resolves PCB Violations and Requires Cleanup of PCB Contamination at a Building on Campus
09/12/2012Glass Recycler Faces Fine for Clean Water Violations at Franklin, Mass. Facility
09/06/2012EPA and Mass National Guard Reach Agreement on 2011 Firing Range Training Violation Allegations at Camp Edwards
09/04/2012Town of Wellesley Designated First Green Power Partner Community in Massachusetts
08/30/2012Poor Air Quality Predicted for Southern New England on Friday, Aug. 31
08/28/2012Painting Company Fined for Failure to Notify Customers about Lead Hazards in New England
08/23/2012Settlement with City of Gloucester Ensures Improvements to Treatment Plant and Addresses Sewer Overflows
08/23/2012Settlement Requires Boston Water and Sewer Commission to Remedy Sewer and Stormwater Discharges
08/22/2012Clean Water Act Settlement Ensures That Boston Racetrack Addresses Wastewater and Stormwater Discharges
08/22/2012MIT Researchers Awarded $750,000 Grant to Study Climate Change Effects
08/21/2012Small Business in Topsfield, Mass. Receives $300,000 Grant to Develop Air Quality Monitoring Equipment
08/20/2012EPA Awards Over $1 Million in Brownfields Grants to Somerville, Mass.
08/17/2012EPA Awards $400,000 to Assess Fall River, Mass.
08/15/2012Settlement with City of Fitchburg Ensures that City Addresses Wastewater and Storm Water Discharges
08/15/2012U.S. Attorney and EPA Announce Settlement with City of Fitchburg
08/14/2012Lowell, Mass. Youth Participate in Summer Job Program and Learn Environmental Skills
08/08/2012EPA Awards $400,000 to Help Framingham Expand Current Brownfields Assessment Program
08/03/2012EPA Awards $400,000 to Help Attleboro Cleanup and Revitalize Neighborhoods
08/02/2012High Ozone Levels and Poor Air Quality Predicted for parts of Connecticut, Central Massachusetts and coastal N.H. on Friday Aug. 3
07/25/2012300+ New England Buildings Compete in Energy Star National Building Competition
07/20/2012Southern Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Mt. Hope Bay Protect Coastal Water from Boat Pollution -
Designations Complete Most Massachusetts Coastal Water Protections
07/16/2012High Ozone Levels Will Mean Poor Air Quality for Southern New England on Tues. July 17, 2012
07/12/2012Hot Weather Means Poor Air Quality Predicted for parts of New England Tomorrow and Saturday
07/02/2012Fairhaven Shipyard Companies, Inc. to Pay $175,000 to Resolve Violations of the Clean Water Act
06/28/2012EPA Awards $120,000 to Revitalize Urban Waters of Spicket River and Merrimack River
06/22/2012Meeting will Update Public about Wells G and H Superfund Site in Woburn
06/20/2012Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. to Pay $741,000 Clean Water Act Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls / Settlement to prevent millions of pounds of sediment and polluted stormwater runoff from entering U.S. waterways each year
06/19/2012Hot Weather for Southern New England Means Poor Air Quality Anticipated Wed. June 20
06/13/2012EPA Announces $600,000 to Assist Lawrence/Merrimack Valley Planning Commission in Cleanup and Redevelopment Work
06/11/2012EPA Seeking Public Input on Three Cleanup Decisions on Camp Edwards
06/11/2012EPA, Massachusetts and Connecticut Host Public Meetings on Housatonic River Status
06/11/2012EPA Announces $500,000 to Assist in Worcester, Mass. for Cleanup and Redevelopment Work
06/06/2012EPA Resumes Ninth Season of Dredging in New Bedford Harbor
06/05/2012EPA Awards $6.75 Million in Brownfields funding to Cleanup and Revitalize Massachusetts Communities
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
05/20/2012Mystic River Water Quality Receives a “D” - Ongoing efforts, analysis highlight problem areas
05/16/2012Keene, N.H.-based Wholesale Grocer Fined for Chemical Release in Hatfield, Mass.
05/15/2012EPA, Massachusetts and Connecticut Host Public Meetings on Housatonic River Status
05/04/2012Southern Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Seek to Protect Coastal Water from Boat Pollution
04/27/2012As Summer Smog Season Starts, Free Resources Help Protect People
04/26/2012EPA and Mass. DEP Host Public Meeting on Walton and Lonsbury Site in Attleboro
04/26/2012EPA Removal Work Begins at Danvers, Mass. Site
04/25/2012Massachusetts Citizens Receive Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Awards
04/21/2012Annual Charles River Report Card Shows Water Quality Remaining Good and Improving
04/19/2012Mount Hope Bay Seek “No Discharge” Designation to Stem Boat Pollution
04/19/2012Final Clean Water Permit Issued for Proposed Russell Biomass Facility in Russell, Mass.
04/18/2012EPA Orders AVX Corp. to Clean Up New Bedford Harbor
04/18/2012Earth Day Highlights in Boston Area and New England
04/12/2012Final Clean Air Permit Issued for Pioneer Valley Facility in Westfield, Mass.
04/12/2012Northeast Diesel Collaborative Honors Mass. and Vermont Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
04/11/2012Revised Settlement with Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Facility Will Benefit Braintree and Boston Citizens
04/11/2012Boston Area Ranked 10th Metropolitan Area for Energy Star Labeled Buildings
04/11/2012Conn. And Mass. Based Landlords Face Fines for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint
04/11/2012EPA Releases List of Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the United States / Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco rank in top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, protecting health, reducing pollution
04/10/2012School Bus Company to Implement Anti-Idling Program and Pay Penalties under the Clean Air Act
03/28/2012Logan Airport Oil Storage Facility Operators Fined for Inadequate Oil Spill Training
03/20/2012U.S. Government raising awareness of accidental exposures during National Poison Prevention Week
03/15/2012Nine New England Organizations Get Energy Star Awards
03/14/2012EPA and MassDEP Joint Statement on Fire Response in Boston’s Back Bay
03/13/2012EPA Reaches Decision for Central Impact Area Cleanup at Camp Edwards
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