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News Releases by State: MASSACHUSETTS


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06/21/2011Four New England Congregations Receive Energy Star Labels
06/10/2011EPA Awards $3.5 Million to Cleanup and Revitalize Massachusetts Communities, Neighborhoods to gain economic, health, environmental benefits
06/09/2011EPA Awards Funds to Cleanup and Revitalize Somerville, Mass. Neighborhood 
06/08/2011Poor Air Quality Predicted to Continue in Southern and Coastal New England for Thursday, June 9, 2011
06/07/2011Maine and Massachusetts Organizations Win EPA Clean Air Awards
06/07/2011Poor Air Quality Predicted in Southern and Coastal New England for Wednesday, June 8
06/07/2011EPA Awards $12+ Million to Cleanup and Revitalize New England Communities; Neighborhoods to gain economic, health, environmental benefits
06/07/201111th Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards Recognize Public And Private Sector Achievements / Winners’ efforts help environment, education, and economy
06/04/2011At Annual Swim Event in Charles River, Yearly Water Quality Remains Good; EPA Grade from 2010 Monitoring: B+
05/31/2011EPA Reaches Cleanup Decision for J1 Range and Groundwater Plumes at Camp Edwards
05/24/2011New Englanders Reminded to Protect Skin from Too Much Sun - "Don’t Fry Day" is Friday - EPA Sun Safety Tips
05/24/2011Three Mass. Small Businesses Get EPA Funding to Develop Environmental Technologies
05/15/2011Mystic River Water Quality Score Downgraded to D-
Despite ongoing efforts, analysis shows more work needed
05/12/2011Cleanup Begins at Former Tombarello and Sons Property in Lawrence, Mass.
05/10/2011Several Massachusetts Citizens Receive Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Awards
05/09/2011Holyoke, Mass. Landlords Face Fines for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint
05/05/2011Dredging Firm to Pay $105,000 Fine for Ocean Dumping Violations in Mass.
05/04/2011New England Colleges and Universities Take Top Honors in RecycleMania 2011 for Recycling Efforts
05/03/2011Springfield, Mass. Landlord Fined for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint
05/03/2011Partnership of Northeast Gov't, Private and Non-profit Orgs Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
05/03/2011Partnership of Northeast Government, Private and Non-profit Organizations Honors Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
05/02/2011Free Tools to Protect Health as Summer Smog Season Begins
04/29/2011Six Cape Cod Towns, plus the National Seashore Seek to Protect Coastal Water from Boat Pollution
04/29/2011EPA Launches New Strategy to Promote Use of Green Infrastructure for Environmental and Economic Benefits
04/27/2011Federal Jury Finds that Massachusetts Cranberry Growers’ Filling Wetlands was Subject to Clean Water Act
04/19/2011UMASS-Lowell Student Team Wins EPA Grant for Innovative Project
04/15/2011EPA Solicits Public Comment on Permit to Reduce Stormwater Discharges from Construction Sites
04/07/2011EPA Grants Available to Improve Health in New England Communities
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/23/2011Refrigeration Company Pays Penalty for Environmental Violations in 3 Mass. Facilities
03/22/2011EPA Schedules Public Workshops on Housatonic “Rest of River” Cleanup
03/17/2011Tewksbury-based Supermarket Chain Agrees to EPA Penalty to Settle Environmental Reporting Violations
03/15/2011Boston Area Ranked 12th Metropolitan Area for ENERGY STAR Labeled Buildings
03/15/2011EPA to Accelerate New Bedford Harbor Cleanup with Use of a Confined Aquatic Disposal Cell
03/14/2011EPA Recognizes City of Medford, Mass. With Energy Star Awards
03/14/2011EPA Announces U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Star Certified Buildings / Third annual list shows dramatic growth, savings of energy efficient buildings
03/10/2011EPA Regulatory Reform “Listening Session” Scheduled for Monday, March 21, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
03/07/2011EPA Awards $32 Million to Understand Health Impacts of Air Pollution
03/02/2011GSA and Construction Firms Pay $100,000 Penalty for Mishandling Asbestos at Building Renovation
02/23/2011UMASS Amherst Recognized for Energy Star Award
02/23/2011EPA Recognizes Campuses for Use of Combined Heat and Power
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/17/2011Saugus, Mass. Company to Pay Fine for Environmental Notification Violations
02/16/2011Ayer, Mass. Developer Protects Wetlands to Settle Clean Water Violations
02/16/2011Leominster Dye Company to Pay Fine for Environmental Violations
02/15/2011Tewksbury-based Supermarket Chain Faces EPA Penalty for Environmental Disclosure Violations
02/11/2011Settlement Will Help Expedite Cleanup for Walpole, Mass. Superfund Site
02/03/2011Mt. Tom Power Station Will Pay Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations
02/02/2011Modified Discharge Permit for Kendall Station Power Plant in Cambridge, Mass. Significantly Advances Protections for Charles River
02/01/2011Brockton, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Contract Administrator Recognized for Outstanding Service
01/28/2011Poor Air Quality Predicted in Southwestern Conn. and in Valley Areas of Mass., N.H. and Vermont
01/27/2011Montague, Mass. Water Pollution Control Facility Recognized for Excellence
01/13/2011Two New England Shipyards Cited for Environmental Violations
01/13/2011Billerica, Mass. Company Fined for Pesticide Violations
12/30/2010Poor Air Quality Predicted in Connecticut and in Valley Areas of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont
12/22/2010U.S. to Join Action against the Boston Water and Sewer Commission
12/16/2010EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2009 Toxic Chemical Releases in Massachusetts
12/13/2010Colleges Invited to Compete for Top Recycling Title in 2011
12/07/2010Pittsfield Printing Company Will Pay $385,000 for Clean Air Violations and to Help Clean Wood Stoves in Western Massachusetts
12/06/2010Two Firms Face EPA Fines for Ocean Dumping Violations in Dredging Operations in Mass.
12/02/2010Billerica, Mass. Manufacturer to Pay Fine to Settle Clean Water Violations
11/23/2010EPA Co-Sponsors Green Chemistry Forum for New England Scientists
11/23/2010Town of Mansfield, Massachusetts Industrial Pretreatment Program Recognized for Excellence
11/22/2010With Cooler Weather, Advice to New Englanders for Safer, Cleaner Wood-Burning
11/17/2010EPA Begins Clean Up at the Parker Street Waste Site in New Bedford, Mass.
11/05/2010EPA Addresses Water Quality Issues in Gloucester
11/03/2010Mass. Plumbing Supply Company Cited for Illegal Sales of Refrigerant
11/03/2010Six New England Companies Face Fines for Chemical Reporting Violations 
11/02/2010Massachusetts Power Station Faces Fines for Clean Water Violations
11/01/2010EPA Awards $160,000 to Boston Public Health Commission to Aid Asthma Projects
10/28/2010EPA Orders Restoration of Damaged Wetlands on Massachusetts Farm
10/18/2010Ten New England Community-Based Nonprofits Receive EPA Grants to Help Reduce Environmental Risks
10/15/2010EPA Grants Will Help Communities to Cleanup Land in Maine and Massachusetts
10/14/2010Billerica, Mass. Pesticide Importer/Manufacturer Faces Fines for Reporting Violations
10/14/2010Removal and Clean Up Work Begins at Attleboro, Mass. Site; Public Meeting on Monday, Oct. 18
10/08/2010Increased Recycling of Gypsum Wallboard Waste Promoted in the Northeast
10/07/2010EPA Orders Whately, Mass. Farmer to Restore Damaged Wetlands
10/07/2010Seven New England Groups Selected for EPA Environmental Education Grants
10/04/2010Additional Cleanup Decision Finalized at Camp Edwards
10/04/2010Leominster Mass. Plastics Manufacturer Ordered to Comply with Hazardous Waste Laws
10/01/2010Hot New England Summer Meant More Smog Days, but Long-Term Trend is toward Cleaner Air
09/30/2010Removal and Clean Up Work Begins at Easthampton, Mass. Site
09/29/2010Three New England Organizations – in Maine, N.H. and Mass. – Recognized for Energy Efficiency and Fighting Climate Change
09/21/2010Registration Open for Oct. 2 Cornell Pond Fishing Derby in North Dartmouth, Mass.
09/21/2010Across New England, 180 Communities Take Leadership Role on Energy Issues
09/21/2010National Drug “Take Back” Program Offered in New England Communities on Sat. Sept. 25
09/21/2010New England Colleges Challenged to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at Football Games
09/10/2010Massachusetts-based Landlord Faces Nearly $85K Penalty for Failure to Disclose Lead Paint to Tenants in Springfield
09/09/2010Boston and Hartford Selected by EPA as State Capitals Receiving Green Design Assistance
09/01/2010EPA Awards Nearly $2 Million to Chelsea Collaborative to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
08/31/2010Poor Air Quality Predicted for Southern and Eastern New England for Wednesday and Thursday
08/30/2010EPA Recognizes Staples as One of Nation’s Top Green Power Purchasers
08/25/2010Settlement with Revere, Mass. Addresses Wastewater, Stormwater Discharges
08/24/2010Somerville to receive $400,000 in EPA funding for Brownfields
08/19/2010New England Schools Get Ready for School Year – and Big Energy Savings
08/18/2010$15,000 EPA Grant Helps Lowell Youth and Environment Program
08/17/2010Get Your Students Back to School – While Saving Money and Helping the Environment
08/17/2010U.S. Files Amended Complaint against Owners and Operators of Massachusetts Plant That Exploded in 2006
08/11/2010Removal Effort Begins at Gardner, Mass. Site
08/05/2010Upper North Shore Now Protected from Boat Sewage Pollution / "No Discharge Area” now extends from Cape Cod Bay to Southern Maine