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09/20/2011EPA Recognizes Supermarkets for Environmental Achievement in New England
09/19/2011S. Portland Maine Facility faces EPA Sanction for Unsafe Storage of Hazardous Chemicals
09/15/2011EPA Advancing Clean Up at 15 Hazardous Waste Sites, Proposing 11 Sites for Action
08/30/2011Limestone, Maine Water and Sewer District Gains Environmental Benefits from Federal and State Assistance
08/22/2011Maine Oil Company Fined for Clean Water Violations
07/29/2011Removal Effort to Begin at Vassalboro, Maine Site
07/20/2011Poor Air Quality Predicted for Sections of New England for Thursday, July 21, 2011
06/10/2011EPA Awards Nearly $3 Million to Cleanup and Revitalize Maine Communities
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
06/07/2011EPA 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
05/24/2011New Englanders Reminded to Protect Skin from Too Much Sun - "Don’t Fry Day" is Friday - EPA Sun Safety Tips
05/16/2011Maine Renovator Faces Penalty for Violations of Lead Renovation Rule
05/10/2011Maine Citizens Receive Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Awards
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
04/12/2011Maine Property Management Company Settles EPA Claims of Lead Paint Notification Violations
04/07/2011Bangor-based Railway Company Fined for Clean Water Violations
04/07/2011EPA Grants Available to Improve Health in New England Communities
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/09/2011Maine Company fined for Hazardous Waste Violations
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/17/2011Saco, Maine Metal Finishing Company to Pay Fine for Hazardous Waste Violations
02/01/2011Maine JETCC Employee Recognized for Providing Outstanding Wastewater Operator Training
01/27/2011Bangor, Maine Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized for Excellence
12/16/2010EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2009 Toxic Chemical Releases in Maine
12/13/2010Colleges Invited to Compete for Top Recycling Title in 2011
12/01/2010EPA Recognizes Sustainable Communities with Smart Growth Awards
11/23/2010EPA Co-Sponsors Green Chemistry Forum for New England Scientists
11/22/2010With Cooler Weather, Advice to New Englanders for Safer, Cleaner Wood-Burning
11/15/2010EPA Recognizes Eastern Maine Medical Center with Energy Star Award
11/04/2010EPA Reaches Multi-state Agreement with Major Used Oil Recycler for Improper Handling of PCBs
10/18/2010Portland Receives $100K EPA Grant to Improve Environmental Health for Citizens
10/18/2010Ten New England Community-Based Nonprofits Receive EPA Grants to Help Reduce Environmental Risks
10/15/2010EPA Grants Will Help Communities to Cleanup Land in Maine and Massachusetts
10/12/2010Univ. of Maine Ordered to Restore Wetlands at Orono Campus
10/08/2010Increased Recycling of Gypsum Wallboard Waste Promoted in the Northeast
10/07/2010Saco, Maine Metal Finisher Faces EPA Fine for Hazardous Waste Violations
10/07/2010Seven New England Groups Selected for EPA Environmental Education Grants
10/01/2010Hot New England Summer Meant More Smog Days, but Long-Term Trend is toward Cleaner Air
09/29/2010Three New England Organizations – in Maine, N.H. and Mass. – Recognized for Energy Efficiency and Fighting Climate Change
09/21/2010Across New England, 180 Communities Take Leadership Role on Energy Issues
09/21/2010National Drug “Take Back” Program Offered in New England Communities on Sat. Sept. 25
09/21/2010New England Colleges Challenged to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at Football Games
08/31/2010Poor Air Quality Predicted for Southern and Eastern New England for Wednesday and Thursday
08/17/2010Get Your Students Back to School – While Saving Money and Helping the Environment
07/27/2010Elevated Ozone Levels Predicted in Parts of Conn., Mass. and Maine on Wed. July 28, 2010
07/22/2010Massachusetts Authorized to Implement Lead Renovation Program; EPA Provides More Time for Contractors To Obtain Certification and Training
07/21/2010EPA Provides the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (ME DEP) $571,638 to Reduce Emissions with Marine Engine Repowers
06/01/2010Impact of Canadian wildfires expected to continue through Wednesday
05/27/2010Enjoy Summer Weather in New England: ‘Don’t Fry’ to Prevent Skin Cancer
05/05/2010 Community Meeting to be Held for Eastland Woolen Mill Superfund Site
05/04/2010 Summer Smog Season Starts: Air Quality Awareness Week, May 3 to May 7, 2010
04/29/2010 EPA Awards $16+ Million to Cleanup and Revitalize New England Communities -- Neighborhoods to gain health, environmental and economic benefits
04/22/2010Maine Residents Receive Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Award in Ceremony Recognizing 40th Anniversary of Earth Day
03/29/2010EPA Reminds Public: Avoid Contact with Contaminated Flood Water - Flood water can contain raw sewage, other harmful contaminants
03/24/2010Boston and New England Buildings Receive Energy Star Recognition
03/23/2010Contractors and Consumers: New Protections from Lead-based Paint Take Effect April 22; Public Info Session held in Portland, Maine on Friday, March 26
03/16/2010Fix a Leak Week Showcases How Americans Can Save Water and Money
03/15/2010Protect Yourself and Family When Working in Areas Exposed to Contaminated Flood Water - Website Available with Flooding Information
03/11/2010EPA New England’s Curt Spalding Expands Environmental Conversation on Twitter
03/10/2010EPA Holds Public Listening Session for National Stormwater Program
03/01/2010Kennebec Sanitary Treatment District Wastewater Treatment Plant of Waterville, Maine Recognized for Excellence
02/18/2010Curt Spalding Sworn in as Regional Administrator on One-Year Anniversary of the Recovery Act
02/05/2010EPA Seeks Nominations for Annual Environmental Merit Awards // Deadline for Nominations is March 1, 2010
02/05/2010Additional Maine Communities Protect Coastal Waters / “No Discharge Area” will end boat sewage in Camden, Rockport, Rockland, and portions of Owls Head
12/23/2009U.S. EPA Releases Annual Enforcement Results and Mapping Tool
11/16/2009Settlement Clears Way for Cleanup Work at Hows Corner Superfund Site in Plymouth, Maine
11/12/2009In Time for America Recycles Day, Western Mass. Group Receives EPA Grant for Construction Debris Reuse
11/05/2009Curt Spalding Named EPA Regional Administrator for New England
10/28/2009EPA Recognizes 17 Green Power Partners for Leadership
10/21/2009School Bus Company to Implement Nationwide Anti-Idling Program and Pay Penalties for Clean Air Act Violations -
Public Health Benefits as Nation Recognizes School Bus Safety Week
10/01/2009New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Recent Summer
09/30/2009Eight Maine Real Estate Firms Face Fines for Lead Paint Disclosure Violations
09/24/2009New England Firms Partner to Address Climate Change
09/23/2009EPA Challenges American school districts to save energy and money with ENERGY STAR
08/28/2009Grocers and Refrigerator Companies with New England Presence Chill for the Environment
08/19/2009A Record 150 New England Communities Take Steps to Save Energy and Money
08/19/2009Three Coastal Maine Towns Stem Boat Pollution with No Discharge Area Designation - EPA also provides $264K for beach water quality monitoring in Maine
08/17/2009Summer Heat Wave Means Poor Air Quality Predicted in New England for Monday and Tuesday
08/11/2009EPA Awards Additional $25K to Brunswick Area Citizens for a Safe Environment
08/07/200913 New England Groups Selected to Receive Additional Brownfields Grants for Contaminated Land Clean Up and Local Job Creation
07/30/2009Camden, Rockport and Rockland, Maine Seek “No Discharge” Designation to Stem Boat Pollution
07/30/2009Follow EPA’s Ocean Research Vessel Tweet its Way up the New England Coast
07/22/2009Maine Gets $1.4 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Help Clean Up Underground Petroleum Leaks, Create Jobs, Protect Land and Water
07/21/2009$1.1 Million in Recovery Act Funding Will Help Reduce Diesel Emissions in New England
07/08/2009Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point Benefits from Recovery Act - $431K to Improve Water Services
07/08/2009Passamaquoddy Tribe of Indian Township Benefits from Recovery Act - $346K to Improve Water Services
07/08/2009Penobscot Tribe Benefits from Recovery Act - $216K to Improve Water Services
07/08/2009Maine Oil Storage Company Pays Penalty to Settle Clean Water Violations
07/07/2009EPA to Begin Clean Up at the Rolnick Property Site in Brewer, Maine
07/02/2009Northeast Air Managers Awarded $2.7 Million in Recovery Act Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/02/2009Maine DEP Awarded $746K in Recovery Act Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/02/2009Maine DEP Awarded $746K in Recovery Act Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/02/2009Maine Turnpike Authority Awarded $1.2 Million in Recovery Act Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/02/2009Northeast Air Managers Awarded $2.7 Million in Recovery Act Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
06/26/2009Public Meeting for Callahan Mine Superfund Site in Brooksville, ME
06/24/2009$30+ Million of Recovery Act Funds for Wastewater Infrastructure Projects in Maine to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect the Environment