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News Releases by State: MASSACHUSETTS


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05/22/2012EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses
05/20/2012Mystic River Water Quality Receives a “D” - Ongoing efforts, analysis highlight problem areas
05/16/2012Keene, N.H.-based Wholesale Grocer Fined for Chemical Release in Hatfield, Mass.
05/15/2012EPA, Massachusetts and Connecticut Host Public Meetings on Housatonic River Status
05/04/2012Southern Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Seek to Protect Coastal Water from Boat Pollution
04/27/2012As Summer Smog Season Starts, Free Resources Help Protect People
04/26/2012EPA and Mass. DEP Host Public Meeting on Walton and Lonsbury Site in Attleboro
04/26/2012EPA Removal Work Begins at Danvers, Mass. Site
04/25/2012Massachusetts Citizens Receive Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Awards
04/21/2012Annual Charles River Report Card Shows Water Quality Remaining Good and Improving
04/19/2012Mount Hope Bay Seek “No Discharge” Designation to Stem Boat Pollution
04/19/2012Final Clean Water Permit Issued for Proposed Russell Biomass Facility in Russell, Mass.
04/18/2012EPA Orders AVX Corp. to Clean Up New Bedford Harbor
04/18/2012Earth Day Highlights in Boston Area and New England
04/12/2012Final Clean Air Permit Issued for Pioneer Valley Facility in Westfield, Mass.
04/12/2012Northeast Diesel Collaborative Honors Mass. and Vermont Groups for Reducing Air Pollution
04/11/2012Revised Settlement with Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Facility Will Benefit Braintree and Boston Citizens
04/11/2012Boston Area Ranked 10th Metropolitan Area for Energy Star Labeled Buildings
04/11/2012Conn. And Mass. Based Landlords Face Fines for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint
04/11/2012EPA Releases List of Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the United States / Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco rank in top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, protecting health, reducing pollution
04/10/2012School Bus Company to Implement Anti-Idling Program and Pay Penalties under the Clean Air Act
03/28/2012Logan Airport Oil Storage Facility Operators Fined for Inadequate Oil Spill Training
03/20/2012U.S. Government raising awareness of accidental exposures during National Poison Prevention Week
03/15/2012Nine New England Organizations Get Energy Star Awards
03/14/2012EPA and MassDEP Joint Statement on Fire Response in Boston’s Back Bay
03/13/2012EPA Reaches Decision for Central Impact Area Cleanup at Camp Edwards
03/12/2012Save Water During Fix a Leak Week - WaterSense Partner of the Year Delta Faucet Company to fix leaks at Boston low-income housing units
03/05/2012Massachusetts Cranberry Farmers Agree to Restore 26 Acres of Wetlands and Pay $75,000 Penalty
03/02/2012Boston’s ‘Circle The City’ Selected as a Signature Urban Project for President Obama's America’s Great Outdoors Initiative
02/22/2012EPA Celebrates New England ENERGY STAR Leaders and Labeled Buildings
02/21/2012EPA Recognizes State Street, Ahold USA and Hartford Fire Insurance Company as  Part of Nation’s Top Green Power Partners
02/16/2012EPA Issues Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Construction Sites/New permit includes more protections for waterways, shaped by important public and stakeholder feedback
02/07/2012Six New England Communities Will Get EPA Smart Growth Assistance
02/01/2012Two New England Companies Fined for Violating Hazardous Waste Management Requirements
01/23/2012Greenfield, Mass. Water Pollution Control Facility Recognized for Excellence
01/10/2012$372K in EPA Grants Awarded to Improve Health in New England Communities
01/09/2012Massachusetts Landlords Fined for Failing to Notify Holyoke Area Tenants about Lead Paint
01/05/2012EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2010 Toxic Chemical Releases in Massachusetts
12/14/2011Three New England Organizations Recognized for Reducing Waste
11/17/2011November 2011 SPCC Compliance Deadline Extended to May 2013 for Agricultural Facilities; EPA Providing Compliance Assistance to Farms for SPCC Rule
11/17/2011EPA and GSA Team Up to Promote Energy Efficiency in Federal Facilities in Boston and New England
11/17/2011EPA Recognizes Staples and State Street as One of Nation’s Top Green Power Partners
11/15/2011EPA Celebrates Successful Food Recycling Efforts by National Hockey League’s Boston Bruins and N.J. Devils
11/10/2011EPA Orders Developer and Construction Company to Address Discharges of Turbid Stormwater
11/07/2011EPA Announces More Than $1.3 Million for Clean Diesel Projects in New England States
11/02/2011EPA Concludes Season’s Dredging of New Bedford Harbor Contaminated Sediment
10/24/2011Worcester Mass. Non-Profit Organization Awarded $100,000 Community Action for Renewed Environment Grant
10/19/2011Charles River Pollution Control District Pays Penalty for Clean Water Violations
10/19/2011International Award Recognizes Successful Ongoing Work to Clean the Charles River
10/14/2011ExxonMobil Addresses Stormwater at Everett Terminal – Better Water Quality in Mystic and Island End Rivers Will Result
10/11/2011Massachusetts Company Faces Fines for Oil Pollution Prevention Violations
10/11/2011EPA and GSA Tour a Certified e-Stewards Electronics Recycling Business in Worcester/
Company Exemplifies Obama’s “National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship
10/11/2011Massachusetts Tool Maker Will Pay $227,500 for Clean Water Act Violations
10/11/2011Massachusetts and Japanese Companies Settle with EPA for Pesticide Violations
10/05/2011New Bedford Organization Selected for EPA Environmental Education Grant
09/29/2011New England Experienced Fewer Unhealthy Air Quality Days During Past Summer
09/28/2011Food Manufacturing Company in Ward Hill, Mass. Cited for Clean Air Act Violations
09/28/2011Six New England Companies Settle with EPA for Pesticide Violations
09/20/2011EPA Recognizes Supermarkets for Environmental Achievement in New England
09/19/2011EPA Provides $1.5 Million for Clean Diesel Upgrades in Massachusetts; Clean diesel projects reduce early deaths and asthma attacks, boost local economy
09/13/2011Former EPA Fugitive Sentenced to More than Seven Years in Prison for Asbestos Training Scam
09/02/2011Registration Open for Annual Cornell Pond Fishing Derby in North Dartmouth, Mass.
08/19/2011Job Training Grant Will Help Develop Green Workforce Skills in Merrimack Valley
08/17/2011EPA’s Youth and Environment Program Helps Lowell, Mass. Students
08/15/2011Innovative Technology Will Reduce Cleanup Time at Lowell Mass. Silresim Site
08/15/2011Cleanup Plan Announced for Iron Horse Park Superfund Site in Billerica, Mass.
08/15/2011Settlement Will Pay Clean Air Act Penalties and Repay Portion of Clean Up Costs from Danvers, Mass. Explosion in 2006
08/15/2011Braintree, Mass. Waste Facility Agrees to Spend Over $1.7 Million to Settle Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations
08/05/2011U.S. EPA, NASA Provide Summer Jobs, Challenge College Students to Solve Green Problems
08/01/2011Outer Cape Cod Now Protected from Boat Sewage Pollution; ''No Discharge Area'' designation finalized for the Outer Cape Cod of Massachusetts
07/28/2011New England Buildings Battle for Title of Energy Efficiency
07/27/2011EPA Announces Top Contenders in Energy Star National Building Competition / In the first six months of the competition, participants saved more than $3.7 million on utility bills
07/26/2011Settlement at Facemate Superfund Site in Chicopee Helps Clear Way for Redevelopment 
07/22/2011Poor Air Quality Predicted Again for Southern Coastal New England for Sat. July 23
07/21/2011Elevated Ozone Levels Predicted in Southern Coastal New England for Friday, July 22, 2011
07/20/2011EPA Seeking Public Input on Significant Remaining Cleanup Area on Camp Edwards
07/20/2011Poor Air Quality Predicted for Sections of New England for Thursday, July 21, 2011
07/14/2011Northbridge, Mass. Foam Manufacturer Agrees to Reduce Air Emissions and Pay A $127,500 Penalty to Settle Clean Air Violations
07/08/2011Companies in Vermont and Massachusetts face sanctions for failing to prevent oil spills
07/06/2011Agreement Ensures Removing Contaminated Buildings from Nuclear Metals Superfund Site in Concord, Mass.
06/29/2011EPA Awards Funds to Cleanup and Revitalize Quincy, Mass.
06/28/2011EPA Accelerates Work at Aerovox, Resumes Eighth Season of Harbor Dredging In New Bedford
06/27/2011EPA Awards Funds to Cleanup and Revitalize Springfield, Mass.
06/21/2011Four New England Congregations Receive Energy Star Labels
06/10/2011EPA Awards $3.5 Million to Cleanup and Revitalize Massachusetts Communities, Neighborhoods to gain economic, health, environmental benefits
06/09/2011EPA Awards Funds to Cleanup and Revitalize Somerville, Mass. Neighborhood 
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
06/07/2011Poor Air Quality Predicted in Southern and Coastal New England for Wednesday, June 8
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
06/04/2011At Annual Swim Event in Charles River, Yearly Water Quality Remains Good; EPA Grade from 2010 Monitoring: B+
05/31/2011EPA Reaches Cleanup Decision for J1 Range and Groundwater Plumes at Camp Edwards
05/24/2011New Englanders Reminded to Protect Skin from Too Much Sun - "Don’t Fry Day" is Friday - EPA Sun Safety Tips
05/24/2011Three Mass. Small Businesses Get EPA Funding to Develop Environmental Technologies
05/15/2011Mystic River Water Quality Score Downgraded to D-
Despite ongoing efforts, analysis shows more work needed
05/12/2011Cleanup Begins at Former Tombarello and Sons Property in Lawrence, Mass.
05/10/2011Several Massachusetts Citizens Receive Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Awards
05/09/2011Holyoke, Mass. Landlords Face Fines for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint
05/05/2011Dredging Firm to Pay $105,000 Fine for Ocean Dumping Violations in Mass.