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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
11/06/2014Bradford, R.I. Rock Quarry Agrees to Clean Air Act Settlement
11/05/2014Industrial Laundry Agrees to Clean Air Act Settlement
11/04/2014EPA Announces Joint Public Meetings to Discuss Next Steps in Vermont’s Lake Champlain Cleanup Efforts
11/03/2014Cleanup Plan Proposed for the Nuclear Metals Site in Concord, Mass.
10/31/2014EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Peterson/Puritan Superfund Site Plan
10/30/2014Under Settlement, City of Derby, Conn. Will Pay $675,000 for Cleanup Costs at O’Sullivan’s Island Site
10/30/2014EPA Administrator McCarthy Statement on the Passing of Mayor Menino
10/28/2014Two Yale Graduate Students Awarded EPA Grants for Environmental Research Projects
10/28/2014Three Rhode Island Graduate Students Awarded EPA Grants for Environmental Research Projects
10/28/2014Seven Massachusetts Graduate Students Awarded EPA Grants for Environmental Research Projects
10/23/2014Raymark Waste to be Removed at Sikorsky Airport
A Public Information Meeting: October 28, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall
10/20/2014Chemical Company Takes Steps to Make Fall River, Mass. Community Safer Following EPA Enforcement
10/17/2014EPA Awards More than $340,000, Helping 14 New England Communities with Environmental Health Programs
10/17/2014UConn Student Team Wins Grant for Environmental Project
10/17/2014Vermont Student Team Wins Grant for Environmental Project
10/17/2014Three Bay State Student Teams Win Grants for Environmental Projects
10/16/2014Gloucester Mass. Shipyard Will Help Educate Customers and Peers about Clean Water Responsibilities under Settlement
10/15/2014EPA Applauds Creation of Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration Program
10/09/2014Public Comments Accepted on Proposed Cleanup Plan for J-3 Range on Joint Base Cape Cod
10/07/2014Under Settlement, B and M and MBTA Will Pay for and Perform Cleanup of Iron Horse Park Superfund Site in Billerica, Mass.
10/06/2014Providence Group Awarded an EPA Environmental Education Grant
10/06/2014Rockland, Maine Organization Selected for EPA Environmental Education Grant
10/06/2014Fall River, Mass. Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Will Make Community Safer under EPA Settlement
10/01/2014Annual Cornell Pond Fishing Derby in North Dartmouth, Mass. is Sat. Oct. 4
10/01/2014New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Summer Ozone Season
09/30/2014Draft Storm Sewer General Permit for 200+ Small Massachusetts Municipalities Will Help Clean Water Protection
09/30/2014Local Government Advisory Committee Weighs in on Proposed Water Rule
09/17/2014EPA Adds A Vermont Hazardous Waste Site to Superfund’s National Priorities List
09/17/2014Mass. Organizations receive total of $240,000 for EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
09/17/2014EPA Announces a Proposed Modification for the BFI Rockingham Landfill Superfund Site Remedy, Rockingham, Vermont
09/15/2014Clean Air Settlements with Vermont Ferry Company will Minimize Emissions in Two Vermont Communities
09/12/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Housatonic River “Rest of River” to October 27, 2014
09/10/2014Raymark Waste to be Removed at Sikorsky Airport Availability Session: September 17, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Parish Hal
09/08/2014Partnership Releases New Blueprint to Protect and Restore Long Island Sound; Public Meetings Sept. 16 and 17 in N.Y. and Conn.
09/03/2014Charles River 2013 Report Card Reflects Cleanest Water in Decades
08/28/2014Clean Air Settlement with R.I. Chemical Manufacturer will Minimize Emissions
08/27/2014EPA Provides Additional $3+ Million for Brownfields Cleanups in New England
08/26/2014Modifications Recommended and Proposed to Part of the Cleanup of Industri-plex Superfund Site in Woburn, Mass. 
08/26/2014Grant Funds Help Youth Learn Environmental Skills at Lowell, Mass. Water Treatment Plant
08/25/2014Nashua, N.H. Student Honored by White House and EPA
08/21/2014EPA Proposes to Include Southern Maine in the Federal Reformulated Gasoline Program
08/20/2014Settlement Ensures that New Bedford Company Adheres to Measures to Control Air Pollutants
08/19/2014BJ’s Wholesale Club Becomes First Wholesale Club to Commit Nationwide to EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge
08/19/2014EPA Awards $120,000 in Urban Waters grants to Revitalize Mystic River Watershed
08/18/2014EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Peterson/Puritan Superfund Site Plan
07/31/2014Proposed Cleanup Plan for Peterson/Puritan Superfund Site in Cumberland and Lincoln R.I.
07/31/2014EPA Clean Air Settlement with Asphalt Company to Minimize Emissions in Rhode Island
07/30/2014Settlement Nets $5.7 Million for Cleanup Costs at A.C. Lawrence Superfund Site in S. Paris, Maine
07/28/2014Four Massachusetts Companies Win EPA Funding for Sustainable and Innovative Products and Research
07/28/2014Connecticut Company Wins EPA Funding for Innovative Air Filter
07/24/2014Rhode Island Air National Guard Agrees to Minimize Air Emissions under EPA Settlement
07/24/2014Seven New England Companies Take Action to Improve Oil Spill Prevention Measures under Settlements
07/23/2014EPA Awards $700,000 to UMass Amherst for Environmental Health Research for Tribal Communities
07/16/2014151 New England Buildings compete in EPA’s 5th Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
07/10/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Cleanup Plan for Housatonic River “Rest of River” - Public Hearing to be Held on Tuesday, Sept. 23
07/09/2014EPA Clean Air Settlements with Two Industrial Laundry Companies Minimize Emissions in New England Communities
07/08/2014Vermont’s Mad River Valley Paves the Way for EPA Tool to Help Communities Become More Flood Resilient
06/24/2014Lakeville, Mass. Refrigerated Warehouses Improve Public Safety Practices under EPA Settlement
06/12/2014Seabrook N.H. Metal Finisher Improves Hazardous Waste Management under EPA Settlement
06/12/2014Attleboro Mass. stops illegal discharge from its Drinking Water Facility under federal Clean Water Act Settlement
06/05/2014EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River “Rest of River” Project
05/28/2014Yale Awarded $1.5 Million EPA Grant for Research on Cleaner Emissions from Cookstoves
05/28/2014EPA Awards $17.5 Million to Clean Up Brownfield Sites in New England; Funds help protect health, the environment and Revitalize communities
05/27/2014Walpole, Mass. School Bus Company Reduces Diesel Idling under Settlement
05/22/2014Ten New England Organizations Commit to Reduce Food Waste
05/22/2014Updated Information on Chlor-Alkali Superfund Site in Berlin, N.H.; Public Community Meeting will be Thurs. May 29
05/16/2014EPA Hosts Public Information Sessions about Lead-Based Paint, Renovations and Health in New Haven, Connecticut
05/12/2014Important phase of Environmental Cleanup set to begin at Solvents Recovery Service of New England, Inc. (SRSNE) Superfund Site
05/12/2014Construction work to start at the Sutton Brook Disposal Area Superfund site in Tewksbury, Mass.
05/05/2014Free Resources Help Protect Health as Summer Smog Season Begins
04/30/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change; Fall River, Mass. and Bath, Maine selected for New England Communities
04/22/2014EPA Awards 3 Environmental Merit Awards to New Hampshire Organizations or Individuals
04/22/2014EPA Awards 2 Environmental Merit Awards to Connecticut Recipients
04/22/2014EPA Awards 3 Environmental Merit Awards to Vermont Recipients
04/22/2014EPA Awards 2 Environmental Merit Awards to Rhode Island Recipients
04/22/2014EPA Awards 4 Environmental Merit Awards to Maine Recipients
04/22/2014EPA Awards 12 Environmental Merit Awards to Massachusetts Organizations and Individuals
04/15/2014Settlements Ensure that New England Painting Companies Protect Children from Lead Paint Hazards
04/10/2014Boston Ranks 13 on EPA’s List of Cities with the most Energy Star Buildings
04/07/2014EPA Begins Effort to Reduce Children’s Exposure to Lead Paint in New Haven, Conn. Area
04/02/2014Vermont Official Honored with EPA Clean Air Excellence Award
03/27/2014EPA Grants Available to Improve the Environment and Public Health in New England Communities
03/18/2014EPA Requires Five New England Companies to Better Manage Hazardous Chemicals to Protect Community
03/11/2014EPA Extends Comment Period for Draft Clean Harbors Permit; Public Hearing on Wed., April 16
03/06/2014Two New England Businesses Recognized by EPA for Climate Leadership
02/20/2014EPA Grant Will Help Univ. of Vermont Research on Reducing Pesticide Risks for Bees

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