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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
02/01/2007Maine 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
02/24/2006Maine Requests “No Discharge Area” for Casco Bay Waters
02/23/2006New Grant Funds Will Assist New England Communities Target and Reduce Environmental Risks
02/16/2006Community Meeting Scheduled in Hope, Maine to Discuss Reuse Planning Process for Union Chemical Co. Site
02/16/2006EPA Offers Communities $2.7 Million to Reduce Risks of Toxic Exposure
12/29/2003EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Merit Awards; Deadline for Nominations is Feb. 2, 2004
12/11/2003EPA’s New England Office Announces Strong Enforcement Results for 2003
12/04/2003EPA Designates 8-Hour Ozone Standard Nonattainment Areas for New England Accepts States' Recommendations for Designations
12/04/2003New Rules for Power Plants to Achieve to Largest Emission Reductions in a Decade; Major Step Forward in Eliminating ‘Smog’ Days in New England
11/20/2003EPA Seeking Applications for Environmental Education Grants
11/07/2003Maine DEP Wins $50,000 EPA Grant For Community Air Toxics Initiative
10/31/2003EPA Authorizes Maine to Issue Water Permits in Tribal Territories; EPA Retains Authority for Certain Tribal Facilities Entirely on Tribal Lands
10/30/2003Local Transportation Coalition Announces 1st Annual List Of New England’s Best Workplaces For Commuters
More than 80 employers recognized for offering outstanding commuter benefits.
10/22/2003Maine Receives Half-Million Dollar Grant for Clean School Buses; Project Selected From Among 120 Applicants Nationwide
10/20/2003Two Maine Groups Receive $70,000 of EPA Environmental Education Grants
10/10/2003EPA Issues Complaint Against City of Bangor for Violating Hazardous Waste Laws
10/03/2003EPA Invites Municipal Officials to Workshops on Brownfields Grants Applications
10/02/2003Portland Co. agrees to pay $48,000 penalty for oil spill violations
10/01/2003EPA announces drop in ‘Smog-Alert Days' in New England this year; Agency unveils new public notification tool for small particle pollution
09/26/2003EPA Proposes $112,000 Fine Against Portland, Maine Lead Abatement Company
09/16/2003EPA Proposes Penalty Against Portland Hotel for Clean Air Act Violations
09/04/2003Facilities in Madawaska and South Portland, Maine Join EPA's National Performance Track: Deadline for New Applications October 31
09/02/2003EPA Proposes Fine Against Former Maine Landlord For Lead Paint Disclosure Violations
08/25/2003EPA Grants $8 Million to Maine for Drinking Water Programs
08/21/2003Poor Air Quality Predicted in Several New England Areas for Friday, August 22