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MassDEP Assesses $17,204 Penalty to Precision Coating for Odor and Air Emission Violations at its Plant in Hudson 

11/06/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

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Framingham Company Assessed $49,937 Penalty for Asbestos Violations at Multi-Unit Residential Property in Southbridge 

11/05/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

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MassDEP Penalizes Pine Hill Properties $47,150 for Wetlands Protection Act Violations in Westport  

11/01/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Owner agrees to restore five acres of bordering vegetated wetlands and intermittent stream

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Grants to Prevent Pollution in the Commonwealth’s Waterways 

10/25/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Seven Local and Regional Projects to Focus on Pollution Prevention in Watersheds

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Treasurer Goldberg Announces Sale Results Of Clean Water Trust Green Bonds 

10/22/2019 Office of State Treasurer and Receiver General Deborah B. Goldberg

Sale brings total amount of Green Bonds issued by the Trust to over $1 billion

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Foxboro Company Assessed $20,000 Penalty by MassDEP for Violating Solid Waste and Air Pollution Regulations at Fitchburg-Westminster Landfill 

10/21/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

MassDEP inspections note off-site odors and a failure to prevent leachate and contact stormwater from discharging to nearby groundwater resources

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $2.9 Million in Grants to Support Municipal Recycling Programs 

10/09/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Funds Invested Will Maximize Recycling, Composting and Waste Reduction Effort

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MassDEP Releases Draft Solid Waste Master Plan, Schedules Five Public Hearings 

9/27/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Plan Will Increase Diversion of Food Material and Textiles, Aid Municipal and Commercial Recycling, Enhance Enforcement of Waste Disposal Bans

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Treasurer Goldberg Announces Over $21.5 Million In Grants For 31 Municipal Water Projects 

9/13/2019 Office of State Treasurer and Receiver General Deborah B. Goldberg

Funds will help cities and towns pay for improvements to drinking water and wastewater infrastructure

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Property Company from Dudley Assessed $9,750 Penalty by MassDEP for Violating Wetland Regulations at Southbridge Property 

8/15/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Work in Riverfront Area involved grading and filling activities and installing a stormwater outfall

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Funding to Assist Local Water Quality Management Efforts 

8/07/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Projects selected include communities of Athol, Braintree Great Barrington, Natick, Palmer and Quincy.

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Holyoke Country Club Fined $15,425 for Air Pollution Control, Hazardous Waste and Underground Storage Tank Violations 

7/30/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Facility failed to install the required vapor-recovery system on an underground gasoline storage tank

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Storm Damage Cleanup in Wetland Resource Areas - Barnstable County Tornado - Emergency Declaration 

7/29/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

An Emergency Declaration to facilitate speedy recovery in Harwich, Yarmouth, Chatham and Dennis from damage caused by the tornado on July 23, 2019.

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MassDEP Penalizes Fairhaven Resident $46,950 for Wetlands Protection Act Violations at his Bella Vista Island Property 

7/25/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Violations included the construction of 93 linear feet of new unpermitted seawall and 170 feet of improperly reconstructed seawall.

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Xenos Custom Builders Assessed $7,425 Penalty by MassDEP for Violating Wetland Regulations during Housing Construction Project in Holden 

7/24/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Turbid stormwater from site discharged into a wetland resource area and tributary of the Wachusett Reservoir water supply.

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