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09/01/2015EPA Opens Comment Period on Proposed Modifications to Draft NH Stormwater Permit
09/01/2015Harvard School of Public Health Awarded $651K EPA Research Grant
08/26/2015Under Settlement Bangor, Maine Takes Additional Action to Address Wastewater and Stormwater Discharges
08/19/2015Settlement Requires Milford, Mass. Glass Manufacturer to Improve Stormwater Treatment
08/19/2015Agreement Ensures Groundwater Study at No. Smithfield, R.I. Superfund Site
08/17/2015Poor Air Quality Expected to Continue in Parts of New England on Tuesday, Aug. 18
08/14/2015EPA Seeking Public Comment on Phosphorus Limits for Vermont Segments of Lake Champlain
08/11/2015EPA Research Funding Aims to Improve Understanding of Climate Change Impacts on Indoor Air Quality
08/10/2015EPA and State of Vermont Announce Public Meetings to Discuss Final Draft Plan to Restore Lake Champlain
08/06/2015Scituate R.I. High School Teacher Recognized by President Obama and EPA; Yarmouth, Maine teacher received honorable mention
08/06/2015Lincoln-Sudbury (Mass.) High Schoolers Recognized by President Obama and EPA
08/05/2015Connecticut Company Settles with EPA for Chemical Reporting Lapses at Manchester N.H. Facility
08/05/2015Vermont Receives over $2 million EPA Brownfields Funding and Announces State BERA Program winners
07/30/2015Under EPA Settlement, Chicopee, Mass. Cold Storage Warehouse Company Improves Public Protections
07/28/2015Poor Air Quality Expected along the Southern Coast of New England Tomorrow (Wed. July 29)
07/22/2015124 New England Buildings Compete in EPA’s Sixth Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
07/22/2015TRI Reporting Failures from No. Canaan, Conn. Companies Nets Emergency Response Equipment for Local Fire Departments under EPA Settlement
07/21/2015Railway Company Settles Clean Water Act Violations in Maine and Mass.
07/21/2015Hartford, Conn. Property Management Companies Settle with EPA for Lead Paint Disclosure Lapses
07/21/2015White House Honors Stratford, Conn. Faith Leader as Climate “Champion of Change”
07/18/2015New Grading System for Mystic River Watershed Gives Public Better Localized Information
07/15/2015Settlement Ensures Compliance from Beverly, Mass. Pesticide Company
07/13/2015EPA Administrator McCarthy in Boston with Canada and Mexico for Commission on Environmental Cooperation
07/01/2015EPA Recognizes Bowdoin College for Energy Efficiency Efforts
05/29/2015On 20th Anniversary of Effort, EPA Gives Charles River a B+ and Publishes Live Water Quality Data
05/28/2015EPA Awards $10.3 Million to Clean Up New England Brownfield Sites, Protect Health in Communities
05/27/2015With Summer’s Arrival, Reminder About Woonasquatucket River "Do's and Don'ts" and Update on EPA Efforts
05/26/2015Company Provides Emergency Response Equipment for Fall River, Mass. following EPA Enforcement
05/20/2015Claremont, N.H. Auto Dealer Settles with EPA for Oil Spill
05/12/2015Soil Remediation to Begin at Superfund Site in Walpole, Mass.
05/06/2015Massachusetts Clean Energy Partnership Project Recognized As an ‘Innovation in Government’ Finalist
05/06/2015New England Buildings Score in National Energy Star Building Competition
04/29/2015Settlement Ensures that Lawrence Addresses Wastewater and Stormwater Discharges
04/27/2015Effort Begins to Reduce Children’s Exposure to Lead Paint in Nashua, N.H. Area
04/27/2015Free Air Quality Alerts Available as Summer Smog Season Starts Soon
04/22/2015Vermont Official Receives Prestigious EPA Environmental Award
04/22/2015New Hampshire Organizations and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements
04/22/2015Vermont Organizations and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements
04/22/2015Rhode Island Organization and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements
04/22/2015Two Maine Organizations Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements
04/22/2015Massachusetts Organizations and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements
04/22/2015Connecticut Organizations and Residents Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements
04/21/2015Groton and Norwich, Conn., Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Will Make Communities Safer under EPA Settlements
04/20/2015Under Settlement, North Windham, Conn. Company Reduces Hazardous Waste
04/20/2015Settlements Emphasize that Pesticides Need to be Labeled Correctly, Protecting Public and Environment from Misbranded Products
04/17/2015Settlement For $8.75 Million Reached at Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I.
04/15/2015Stamford, Conn. Property Management Firm to Pay Fine and Take Measures to Protect Children from Lead-Based Paint in EPA Settlement
04/09/2015EPA Grants Available to Improve the Environment and Public Health in New England Communities
04/06/2015EPA Honors New England’s 2015 Energy Star Partners of the Year
04/06/2015EPA Settlement Protects Soil and Groundwater in Lawrence, Mass.
03/31/2015Three Massachusetts Students Selected for EPA Fellowships to Support Next Generation of Environmental Scientists
03/31/2015UNH Student Selected for EPA Fellowships to Support Next Generation of Environmental Scientists
03/31/2015Univ. of New Haven Student Selected for EPA Fellowships to Support Next Generation of Environmental Scientists
03/27/2015EPA Awards Funding for Brownfield Cleanup Planning in Lawrence and New Bedford, Mass. and Portland, Maine
03/27/2015EPA Action Ensures that Runoff Doesn’t Harm Nearby Streams at North Reading, Mass. Construction Site
03/26/2015New England Organizations Step Up for EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge and Help to Reduce Food Waste
03/25/2015Boston Back in Top 10 of U.S. Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings
03/24/2015EPA Proposes Mass. Hazardous Waste Site to Superfund’s National Priorities List
03/02/2015R.I. Officials, EPA Celebrate Successful Climate Showcase Communities Partnership
02/24/2015Two New England Businesses and One Individual Recognized by EPA for Climate Leadership
02/18/2015EPA Completes Review of Merrimack, N.H. Superfund Site
02/13/2015Three Connecticut School Bus Fleets Get EPA Funds for Lower Emission Buses
02/13/2015Barre, Vermont School District Gets EPA Funds for Lower Emission Buses
02/13/2015New Hampshire School District Gets EPA Funds for Lower Emission Bus
02/11/2015City of Attleboro, Mass. Industrial Pretreatment Program Recognized for Excellence
02/09/2015N.H. Dept. of Environmental Services Civil Servant Recognized for Outstanding Service
02/09/2015Manchester, N.H. Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent Recognized for Outstanding Service
02/09/2015City of East Providence, R.I. Industrial Pretreatment Program Recognized for Excellence
02/09/2015UMASS-Lowell Professor Recognized by EPA for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Service
02/09/2015Concord, N.H. area Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence
02/09/2015East Providence, R.I. Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence
02/09/2015Town of Hanover, N.H. Industrial Pretreatment Program Recognized for Excellence
02/09/2015City of Newport, R.I. Industrial Pretreatment Program Recognized for Excellence
02/09/2015Medfield, Mass. Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence
02/09/2015Hampton, N.H. Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence
02/09/2015Block Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence
02/05/2015EPA Welcomes New “Top Cop” for Criminal Enforcement Program in New England
02/03/2015Scituate and Newburyport, Mass. to Receive EPA Technical Assistance to Meet their Sustainability Goals and Foster Economic Development
02/03/2015Damariscotta, Maine to Receive EPA Technical Assistance to Meet their Sustainability Goals and Foster Economic Development
01/30/2015EPA Highlights Green Sports Initiatives at Killington Resort
01/29/2015Nomination Period Extended for EPA’s Annual New England Environmental Merit Awards - New Deadline is Feb. 6, 2015
01/26/2015Southern Maine Counties Included in the Federal Reformulated Gasoline Program
01/22/2015Medford, Mass. Company Settles with EPA for Oil Spill
01/05/2015EPA Will Review 24 Hazardous Site Cleanups during 2015
12/23/2014Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards-Deadline is January 30, 2015
12/19/2014New England Ski Companies Reminded that Oil Spill Prevention Protects the Environment
12/18/2014EPA Announces 2013 Report Card Grade for the Mystic River Watershed
12/16/2014This Season, Let’s Celebrate Clean Water
12/16/2014EPA Applauds Work of Bennington College Students to Help Community Increase Energy Efficiency, Battle Climate Change
12/15/2014Dorchester, Mass. Landlords Will Remove Lead Hazards from Residential Properties under EPA Settlement
12/08/2014Maine Pulp Mill and Connecticut Cardboard Manufacturing Company Settle Clean Water Act Violations
12/04/2014EPA Settlement Requires Biddeford, Maine Company to Buy Emergency Response Equipment for Local Fire Department
12/03/2014Unity, Maine Selected for “Local foods, Local Places” Program
12/01/2014EPA Issues First “Re-use” Awards for New England Superfund Sites
11/26/2014As Wood Stove Changeout Program Brings Cleaner Air to Southeastern New England, EPA Offers Advice for Safer, Cleaner Wood-Burning
11/25/2014EPA Completes Reviews of 25 New England Site Cleanups during FY2014
11/25/2014Comment Period Extended until Jan. 14, 2015 for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Nuclear Metals Superfund Site in Concord, Mass.; Public Hearing will be Wed. Dec. 10
11/19/2014$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound
11/19/2014EPA Settlement Reduces Risk of Ammonia Releases from North Haven, Conn. Cold Storage Facility
11/12/2014EPA Awards $495,000 to Reduce Diesel Emissions from Marine Engines in Massachusetts

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