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State Announces Drought Conditions in Several Regions of Commonwealth 

4/09/2021 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Significant Drought Declared in Southeast Region

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $1.7 Million to Support Eight Small Public Water Systems 

4/02/2021 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Grants will support infrastructure projects that will improve the quality of their drinking water

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AG Healey Sues Four Companies for Illegal Asbestos Work at Former Springfield YMCA 

3/29/2021 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Defendants Allegedly Ignored the Law, Risking the Health and Safety of Workers, Building Occupants, and Local Community

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Developer Settles Claims Related to Release of Hazardous Materials During Renovation of Worcester Apartment Building 

3/19/2021 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Company and its Manager Must Assess and Clean Up Contamination

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $3 Million to Public Water Suppliers to Address PFAS Contamination 

3/16/2021 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

More funding supports a statewide sampling program for public water supplies and private wells

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MassDEP Penalizes Newton Fire and Flood for Asbestos Violations 

2/23/2021 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

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MassDEP Fines Mount Holyoke Management for Asbestos Violations 

2/17/2021 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

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MassDEP Fines Abide, Inc. for Asbestos Violations 

2/16/2021 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Failure to completely isolate the work area and not properly operating the filtration system correctly

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MassDEP Assesses Penalty Against 63 Great Road Partners for Violations at Condominium Site 

2/12/2021 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Violations involved failure to maintain pavement in order to limit exposure to underlying contaminated soils

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Biopharmaceutical Company to Pay $600,000 to Settle Allegations of Clean Air Act Violations at Lexington Facility  

2/12/2021 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Company Will Limit Emissions, Pay a Civil Penalty, and Fund Project to Improve Air Quality in Residences in Chelsea

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MassDEP Honors 91 Public Water Systems for Providing Clean and Healthy Water Supplies to Local Consumers 

1/27/2021 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Public water systems commended for public service during calendar year 2019

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Drought Conditions Return to Normal Across Commonwealth 

1/08/2021 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Monitoring of Water Resources to Continue

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Availability of Additional $4 Million to Fund Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure 

12/29/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Funding from VW Diesel Emissions Settlement to be Invested in Charging Stations

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Property Development and Environmental Consulting Companies Settle Allegations of Illegal Asbestos Work at Rockland Apartment Building 

12/22/2020 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Companies Will Complete Asbestos Training, Planning, and Reporting

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Grants for Water Management and Conservation Projects 

12/22/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Projects to Increase System Resiliency, Manage Streamflow and Improve Conservation

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