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MassDEP Fines Compass Restoration Services for Asbestos Violations 

10/20/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Compliance inspection by MassDEP observed improper management of asbestos-containing building materials.

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MassDEP Issues Penalty to Cretecrew Concrete Services for Waste Site Cleanup Violations 

10/19/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Failed to complete cleanup of a hydraulic oil spill that occurred at a construction site in Chicopee.

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Property Development and Environmental Consulting Companies to Pay $500,000 in Penalties to Settle Allegations of Illegal Asbestos Work at Worcester Apartment Building 

10/16/2020 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Companies Will Also Complete Audit and Retraining

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Rule Prohibiting Use of HFC Pollutants 

10/15/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Regulation Will Significantly Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Grants to Support Local Water Quality Management Efforts  

9/30/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Projects in Bourne, Dennis, Everett, Medfield, Monterey and Springfield

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Baker-Polito Administration Establishes Strict Standards for PFAS in Drinking Water to Protect Communities Across Massachusetts 

9/24/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Administration Also Announces Grants to Water Suppliers to Address PFAS Contamination

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North Adams Company Assessed $15,000 Penalty for Violations of the Hazardous Waste Management Regulations 

9/22/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Facility was acting as an unlicensed storage facility and transported hazardous waste without having a license

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MassDEP Fines Baystate Contracting Services of Springfield For Asbestos Violations at School in Ware 

9/21/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

During MassDEP inspection, work area was observed to be open to the environment via an unsecured doorway

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Significant Drought Conditions Continue Across Massachusetts 

9/04/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Above Normal Temperatures, Below Normal Rainfall Lead to Continued Level 2 Drought Throughout Commonwealth

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Reliable Electroplating, Inc. Penalized, Required to Upgrade Onsite Industrial Wastewater Treatment System 

9/02/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

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MassDEP Penalizes Brown Bear Transportation and Regency Transportation for Oil Spill Notification Violations 

9/01/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Delivery resulted in a spill of more than 200 gallons

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Baker-Polito Administration Joins Multi-State Pledge to Increase Market for Electric Vehicles 

7/14/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Massachusetts joins 14 other states and the District of Columbia in a commitment to advance and accelerate the market for electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles

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MassDEP Seeks Additional Public Input on Draft Solid Waste Master Plan, Schedules Virtual Public Meetings 

6/25/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Schedule of public hearings to be held in July, August and September

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MassDEP Assesses Penalty for Industrial Wastewater Discharge Violations  

6/23/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Owner agrees to develop, implement plan to correct violations

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