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11/15/2007Inspections and Environmental Enforcement Cuts Pollution in New England by nearly 13.7 Million Pounds
11/06/2007New England Businesses and Organizations Step Up Clean Environment Commitments
10/25/2007Two New England-Based Companies Recognized For Going Green with Ease
10/23/2007New England Youths Can Be Nominated for Environmental Award - Deadline is Wed., Oct. 31
10/19/2007Three New England Youth and Environment Programs Awarded $15,000 in 2007
10/12/2007EPA and State Will Conduct Dye Study on Narraguagus River October 16-17
10/11/2007Asthma Regional Council of New England Honored by EPA for Exceptional Efforts to Protect Children
10/01/2007New England Experienced More Smog Days During Recent Summer, But Long-Term Trend is Still Toward Cleaner Air
09/27/2007153 Employers Qualify for Fifth Annual List of New England’s Best Workplaces for Commuters
09/25/2007Cleanup Work Completed at A.C. Lawrence Site in South Paris, Maine
08/09/2007Penobscot River Study to Begin on Aug. 13
08/06/2007Union River Study to begin August 6
08/02/2007Poor Air Quality Predicted in Southern New England
for Friday, Aug. 3, 2007
08/01/2007Two Maine Institutions Receive EPA Grants to Study Impacts of Future Development on Water Quality
07/26/2007Poor Air Quality Predicted in Western Mass. and Coastal Maine for Friday, July 27
07/23/2007Across New England, 30 Communities Take Leadership Role on Energy Issues
07/13/2007New England Helps Lead the Nation in Energy Star Home Construction / Conn., N.H., Vt. Lead Regional Efforts
06/26/2007Poor Air Quality is expected to Continue for Southern and Central New England for Wednesday, June 27, 2007
06/25/2007Poor Air Quality Predicted in Most of New England for Tuesday, June 26, 2007
06/22/2007EPA Provides Over $250,000 for Environmental Monitoring of Maine’s Coastal Beaches
06/21/2007Op/Ed:Working for Healthy Water Quality Along Maine’s Beaches
06/08/2007$1.7 Million available for Clean Diesel Projects in Northeast; EPA solicits applications for Voluntary Diesel Retrofit Program and Clean School Bus USA
06/08/2007$1.7 Million Available for New Clean Diesel Projects in Northeast; EPA seeking proposals until July 31
05/30/2007EPA Requires Air Compliance for Old Town, Maine Facility - Clears Way for Possible Ethanol Production
05/24/2007Poor Air Quality Predicted in Portions of New England for Friday, May 25 +++ Elevated Ozone in portions of CT / RI / MA; and Elevated PM in VT and ME
05/16/2007Company Fined for Failing to Comply with Oil Spill Prevention Requirements at 7 N.H. and Maine Facilities
05/15/2007Maine Awarded Five EPA Brownfields Grants, Totaling $1.8 Million - Part of $18 Million Funded Across New England
05/03/2007MaineHealth Recognized by EPA for Cutting-Edge Asthma Care
05/01/2007EPA Honors Maine, Michigan Programs for Serving as National Models for Cutting-Edge Asthma Care
04/30/2007Free Air Quality Forecasts and Alerts as the Summer Smog Season Starts
Air Quality Awareness Week, April 30 to May 4, 2007
04/17/2007Maine Citizens Receive Earth Day Honors with Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Award
04/17/2007EPA Awards Grants to Address Proper Disposal of Unused Medications
03/29/2007Volunteer Groups Eligible for Equipment Loans Under EPA’s New England Urban Rivers Initiative
03/28/2007Downeast Maine Blueberry Processor Fined for Environmental Violations
03/23/2007Two New England Companies Lauded for Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emissions
03/22/2007Community Chemical Release Data Available for Maine
03/22/2007EPA’s Challenge to New England: Promote Greater Energy Efficiency
03/15/2007Community Energy Challenge:
EPA Promotes Energy Efficiency and Renewables in Cities and Towns
03/09/2007Maine Boat Builder Makes Positive Environmental Commitments
02/12/2007Multiple EPA Enforcement Cases Show Need to Follow Chemical Management and Accident Prevention Laws in New England
02/07/2007Applications for EPA Healthy Community Grants Now Accepted
02/07/2007Hannaford Supermarkets Achieves Energy Star Designation for 16 New England Stores
02/05/2007TEST
02/01/2007Maine DEP Employee Recognized for Outstanding Wastewater Operator Training and Technical Assistance
01/29/2007EPA Files Complaint Against Maine Dairy Farm to Require Compliance with Clean Water Standards
01/25/2007Recent EPA Enforcement in New England Underscores Need for Careful Waste Handling
01/24/2007Veterans Administration to Develop Comprehensive Waste Tracking System for Medical Centers in New England - Action Stems from EPA Enforcement in 2005
01/16/2007EPA Settles Oil Spill Prevention Law Violations with Four Maine Lobstering Facilities in Spruce Head
01/16/2007With Northern Ice Storm, New Englanders Reminded to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
12/21/2006Winter Tips to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
12/11/2006EPA Announces that Maine Meets Air Quality Health Standards
12/06/2006EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline for Nominations Extended to Jan. 30, 2007
11/16/2006EPA Enforcement Cuts Total Pollution by 2.6 Million Pounds in New England
11/15/2006EPA and American Institute of Architects Collaborate on Sustainable Buildings and Communities in New England
11/15/2006Massachusetts and Vermont Communities Praised for Environmentally-Sensitive Development
11/15/2006EPA's "Greening" of National Brownfields Conference in Boston Yields Major Recycling, Waste Reduction Effort
11/08/2006Cleanup Begins at Erb Junkyard Site in Perry, Maine
11/06/2006Amended Clean Up Decision Approved for Eastland Woolen Mill Superfund Site in Corinna, Maine
11/01/2006Energy Efficiency Campaign Comes to Subsidized Housing in Portland - Low-income families Take Pledge to "Change a Light" to help reduce utility costs
10/26/2006EPA OpEd: Guarding Children's Health, Investing in the Future
10/24/2006Maine Celebrates World Water Monitoring Day
10/23/2006Free Conference is Great Opportunity for Students to Learn About Environmental Issues - Brownfields 2006 in Boston, Nov. 13-15
10/19/2006Clean Up Begins at American Tissue Mills of Maine Site in Augusta
10/18/2006Auburn, Maine Sewerage District Recognized for Excellence
10/12/2006EPA Grants Will Help Promote Healthy Communities in Maine
10/04/2006Change a Light Bulb to Save Energy and Money – and Help Our Environment
10/04/2006Change a Light Bulb to Save Energy and Money – and Help Our Environment
10/02/2006New England Experienced Fewer Smog Days During Recent Summer
09/25/2006EPA Proposes Deleting the Army Materials Technology Laboratory Superfund Site from Superfund List
09/22/2006Deadline for President’s Environmental Youth Award Applications Approaching
09/22/2006EPA New England Announces Fourth Annual List of New England’s Best Workplaces for Commuters
09/14/2006Conference Call Scheduled for Community-Based Organizations to Learn about EPA Environmental Justice Funding
09/06/2006Maine Oil Facility Agrees to Pay Fine to EPA for Lack of Oil Spill Plan
08/25/2006EPA Awards New England Youth and Environment Programs $20,000 in 2006
08/23/2006Informative Outdoor Exhibit Installed at Eastern Surplus Superfund Site in Meddybemps, Maine
08/03/2006EPA Provides Over $250,000 for Environmental Monitoring of Maine’s Coastal Beaches
07/31/2006Even in Extreme Heat, Every New England Home Can Save Energy and Money
07/28/2006Maine Oil Facility Faces EPA Fine for Lack of Oil Spill Preparedness
07/20/2006Maine’s First “No Discharge” Designation Made for Casco Bay
07/19/2006EPA’s Ocean-Going Research Vessel Visits Portland - Free Public “Open House” on Friday, July 21
07/14/2006EPA and SHADE Foundation Pitch Sun Safety at Fenway Park - National Poster Contest Announced
06/28/2006Public Meeting in Brooksville, ME Will Discuss Ongoing Cleanup and Investigation at Callahan Mine Superfund Site
06/22/2006Grants Available for New England Community-Based Nonprofits Working to Reduce Environmental Risks
06/19/2006Poor Air Quality Predicted in Most of New England for Monday, June 19, 2006
06/14/2006EPA Teams Up to Make Health Care Environmentally Sustainable - New England Members of “Hospitals for a Healthy Environment” Program Receive Recognition
05/26/2006Public Meeting in Plymouth, ME will Discuss Proposed Final Cleanup Plan for Hows Corner Superfund Site
05/24/2006Free Air Quality Forecasts and Alerts Available from EPA as Summer Smog Season Begins
05/23/2006Public Meeting and Hearing in Corinna, ME will Discuss Eastland Woolen Mill Superfund Site Cleanup Plan
05/17/2006EPA Seeks Proposals to Fund New Clean Diesel Projects
05/17/2006EPA Urges Caution When Working in Areas Exposed to Contaminated Flood Water - Website Available with Flooding Information
05/12/2006Eight Brownfields Grants Totaling $2.3 Million Awarded in Maine - Part of Nearly $70 Million Funded Nationwide
05/09/2006Six New England Facilities Accepted Into EPA’s National Environmental Performance Track Program
05/03/2006Maine Citizen and Two Groups Receive Prestigious Regional Environmental Awards
05/03/2006Environmental Officials will Discuss Ongoing Superfund Cleanup at Public Meeting in Gray, Maine
04/12/2006Reporting of Major Pollution Sources Shows Increases in Maine - Across Region and Nation, Latest Toxic Release Data Confirms Reductions
03/10/2006Three Conn. Towns Receive Over $530K in EPA Grants for Clean School Buses; Northeast Diesel Collaborative announces $1.4 million for new Clean Diesel Projects
03/08/2006Maine School District Receives $69,000 EPA Grant for Clean School Buses; Northeast Diesel Collaborative announces $1.4 million for new Clean Diesel Projects
03/06/2006Maine Oil Facility Faces EPA Fine for Lack of Oil Spill Preparedness
03/06/2006New England Community-Based Nonprofits May Apply for EPA Grant
02/28/2006Former Superfund Site in Corinna, Maine Restored & Returned to Productive Community Use