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Shirley Company Fined $38,480 by MassDEP for Failure to Notify, Promptly Cleanup Hydraulic Oil Spill in Harvard 

5/17/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

The company failed to promptly notify MassDEP of an oil spill, and failed to investigate and perform cleanup actions

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Fire Marshal Warns Residents about Handling of Pool Chemicals 

5/08/2018 Department of Fire Services

Fire Marshal Warns Residents about Handling of Pool Chemicals

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MassDEP Announces Winners of 2018 Public Water System Awards 

5/08/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Awards Ceremony Held as Part of ‘National Drinking Water Week’

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State and Federal Environmental Officials Announce Proposal to Use $1 Million from Superfund Settlement to Support Upper Neponset River Watershed Restoration  

5/04/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Public Meeting to be held May 10 in Walpole, Kicks Off 30-Day Public Comment Period

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Town meetings to address Cape water quality issues 

5/04/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

MassDEP Commissioner Martin Suuberg addresses Cape Cod Water Quality Issues in Op-Ed

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Environmental Officials to Showcase Completed Restoration Projects, Discuss Round 4 Funding for Housatonic River Watershed Restoration Program 

4/24/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Public Invited to an Open House on May 1 at Lenox Town Hall to Review Projects

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $4 Million for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Upgrades at Water Treatment Facilities 

4/19/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Grants will help facilities reduce energy use, increase energy efficiency and generate renewable energy

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Veolia to Pay $1.6 Million for Massive Sewage Spills, Discharges Causing Shellfish Bed Closures in Plymouth Harbor 

4/10/2018 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

AG Alleges Violations by Treatment Plant Operator Caused Discharge of Millions of Gallons of Untreated Sewage; Settlement to Include Funding for Improvements to Plymouth Harbor Coastal Ecosystems

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MassDEP Penalizes NASDI, LLC $140,910 for Asbestos, Hazardous Waste Management Violations at Multiple Locations 

4/06/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Violations Found at Work Site in South Boston, Rental Property in Lawrence, and the companies facilities in Woburn and Stoughton

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Father and Son Plead Guilty, Sentenced in Connection With Operating Illegal Waste Facilities in Oxford and Worcester 

3/30/2018 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Owners of Patriots Environmental Corp. Allowed Hazardous and Solid Waste to be Stored Without Required Approvals

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Four Companies Settle Allegations of Illegal Asbestos Work at Salem Public Housing Facility 

3/26/2018 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Settlement Includes $340,000 in Penalties and Requires Training in Asbestos Safety

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Funding for Woodstove Rebate Program 

3/26/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Program Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Energy Costs for Massachusetts Residents

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Program to Reduce Contamination in the Residential Recycling Stream 

3/20/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

New Resource Will Help Communities Educate Residents on Better Recycling Practices

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CO2 Allowances Sold for $3.79 in 39th RGGI Auction 

3/16/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

$51.4 Million Raised for Reinvestment in First Auction of 2018

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Sewage Disposal Company Sued for Illegally Dumping Waste into Millbury’s Sewers, Failing to Pay Disposal Fees 

3/05/2018 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

AG’s Office Alleges Company Violated Clean Waters Act and State Environmental Regulations

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