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News Releases by State: MASSACHUSETTS


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10/19/2011International Award Recognizes Successful Ongoing Work to Clean the Charles River
10/14/2011ExxonMobil Addresses Stormwater at Everett Terminal – Better Water Quality in Mystic and Island End Rivers Will Result
10/11/2011Massachusetts Company Faces Fines for Oil Pollution Prevention Violations
10/11/2011EPA and GSA Tour a Certified e-Stewards Electronics Recycling Business in Worcester/
Company Exemplifies Obama’s “National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship
10/11/2011Massachusetts Tool Maker Will Pay $227,500 for Clean Water Act Violations
10/11/2011Massachusetts and Japanese Companies Settle with EPA for Pesticide Violations
10/05/2011New Bedford Organization Selected for EPA Environmental Education Grant
09/29/2011New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Past Summer
09/28/2011Food Manufacturing Company in Ward Hill, Mass. Cited for Clean Air Act Violations
09/28/2011Six New England Companies Settle with EPA for Pesticide Violations
09/20/2011EPA Recognizes Supermarkets for Environmental Achievement in New England
09/19/2011EPA Provides $1.5 Million for Clean Diesel Upgrades in Massachusetts; Clean diesel projects reduce early deaths and asthma attacks, boost local economy
09/13/2011Former EPA Fugitive Sentenced to More than Seven Years in Prison for Asbestos Training Scam
09/02/2011Registration Open for Annual Cornell Pond Fishing Derby in North Dartmouth, Mass.
08/19/2011Job Training Grant Will Help Develop Green Workforce Skills in Merrimack Valley
08/17/2011EPA’s Youth and Environment Program Helps Lowell, Mass. Students
08/15/2011Innovative Technology Will Reduce Cleanup Time at Lowell Mass. Silresim Site
08/15/2011Cleanup Plan Announced for Iron Horse Park Superfund Site in Billerica, Mass.
08/15/2011Settlement Will Pay Clean Air Act Penalties and Repay Portion of Clean Up Costs from Danvers, Mass. Explosion in 2006
08/15/2011Braintree, Mass. Waste Facility Agrees to Spend Over $1.7 Million to Settle Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations
08/05/2011U.S. EPA, NASA Provide Summer Jobs, Challenge College Students to Solve Green Problems
08/01/2011Outer Cape Cod Now Protected from Boat Sewage Pollution; ''No Discharge Area'' designation finalized for the Outer Cape Cod of Massachusetts
07/28/2011New England Buildings Battle for Title of Energy Efficiency
07/27/2011EPA Announces Top Contenders in Energy Star National Building Competition / In the first six months of the competition, participants saved more than $3.7 million on utility bills
07/26/2011Settlement at Facemate Superfund Site in Chicopee Helps Clear Way for Redevelopment 
07/22/2011Poor Air Quality Predicted Again for Southern Coastal New England for Sat. July 23
07/21/2011Elevated Ozone Levels Predicted in Southern Coastal New England for Friday, July 22, 2011
07/20/2011EPA Seeking Public Input on Significant Remaining Cleanup Area on Camp Edwards
07/20/2011Poor Air Quality Predicted for Sections of New England for Thursday, July 21, 2011
07/14/2011Northbridge, Mass. Foam Manufacturer Agrees to Reduce Air Emissions and Pay A $127,500 Penalty to Settle Clean Air Violations
07/08/2011Companies in Vermont and Massachusetts face sanctions for failing to prevent oil spills
07/06/2011Agreement Ensures Removing Contaminated Buildings from Nuclear Metals Superfund Site in Concord, Mass.
06/29/2011EPA Awards Funds to Cleanup and Revitalize Quincy, Mass.
06/28/2011EPA Accelerates Work at Aerovox, Resumes Eighth Season of Harbor Dredging In New Bedford
06/27/2011EPA Awards Funds to Cleanup and Revitalize Springfield, Mass.
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.