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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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MassDEP Requires Payment of Suspended Penalty from Northampton Company for Violation of a Previous Consent Order 

12/18/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Discussions continue seeking a return to compliance

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Funding to Help Communities Meet Stormwater Permitting Requirements 

12/14/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Funds impact 228 communities that will benefit from these projects,

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Drought Conditions Continue to Improve Across the Commonwealth 

12/09/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Level 1 – Mild Drought Declared in All Regions of Massachusetts

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Ozone Monitoring Season Ends with Lowest Number of Unhealthy Air Days Since Monitoring Began 

11/19/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Massachusetts continues to see a downward trend in ozone exceedance days

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AG’s Office Reaches Settlement With Sewage Disposal Company for Illegally Dumping Waste Into Millbury Sewers and Failing to Pay Fees 

11/13/2020 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Company Allegedly Carried out Scheme to Defraud Customers and Disposal Facilities and Gain Competitive Advantage Over Other Companies

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Developer and Contractor Settle AG’s Claims of Illegal Asbestos Work at Lawrence Apartment Complex 

11/10/2020 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Since 2016, AG’s Office Asbestos Enforcement Cases Have Resulted in Nearly $4.5 Million in Civil Penalties

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Drought Conditions Improve in Most Regions Across the Commonwealth 

11/09/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Water Conservation Still Necessary; Cape Cod Region Remains at Level 2-Significant Drought

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Tennessee Gas, Contractor Resolve Claims of Wetland, Clean Water Violations During Pipeline Expansion Project in Sandisfield and Otis State Forest 

11/02/2020 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Tennessee Gas Will Also Pave Four Miles of Cold Spring Road in Sandisfield

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MassDEP Partners with Local Public Health Officials to Keep Communities Safe  

10/29/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Improving access to trainings for local public health workforce

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $3.2 Million to Support Recycling, Waste Reduction in Municipalities  

10/28/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Grants to Prevent Pollution in Massachusetts Waterways 

10/21/2020 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

More than $1.4 million in grants to support six projects targeting water pollution from stormwater runoff and erosion

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