Massachusetts NRD Case Settlements

To date, the Commonwealth has successfully negotiated NRD settlements with industrial polluters at 10 sites where a release of oil or hazardous materials occurred. To learn more about each case, click on the Settlement Name in the table below.

Map of NRD Case Settlements

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NRD Settlement

Location

Watershed

Date of Settlement

NRD Recovery

1. New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site

New Bedford

Buzzards Bay

1992

$20,200,000

2. Charles George Landfill Reclamation Trust Landfill Superfund Site

Tyngsborough

Merrimack

1993

$1,200,000

3. PSC Resources Superfund Site

Palmer

Chicopee

1995

$157,000

4. Nyanza Chemical Waste Dump Superfund Site

Ashland

Sudbury-Assabet-Concord

1998

$3,100,000

5. Hallmark/Mystic River M.G.L. Chapter 21E

Medford

Boston Harbor-Mystic

1999

$30,000

6. GE/Housatonic River RCRA Site

Pittsfield

Housatonic

2000

$19,700,000

7. North River Acid Spill M.G.L. Chapter 21E

Colrain

Deerfield

2003

$30,000

8. T/V Posavina Oil Spill M.G.L. Chapter 21E

East Boston

Boston Harbor-Mystic

2004

$148,000

9. Holyoke Coal Tar Site M.G.L. Chapter 21E

Holyoke

Connecticut

2004

$500,000

10. Textron Systems Corporation/Massachusetts Military Reservation Superfund Site

Bourne, Falmouth, Mashpee, Sandwich

Cape Cod/Islands

2007

$1,300,000

Total NRD Recovered

$46,365,000


Expenditures to Date: $13,494,430

Funds for Future Restoration: $32,864,570

Acres Restored: 586.30




This information is provided by Massachusetts Natural Resource Damages Assessment and Restoration Program