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National Nursing Home Company to Pay up to $75,000 for Violations at Its Wastewater Treatment Plant in Littleton 

4/02/2019 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Life Care Center of America Agrees to Pay State and Make Facility Improvements

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Recycling Company Settles Allegations of Illegal Dumping and Destruction of Wetlands in Salisbury 

3/28/2019 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Settlement Includes up to $175,000 in Penalties and Restoration of Environmentally Sensitive Property

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Baker-Polito Administration Invests $2 Million in Emergency Power to Protect Water Quality in Merrimack River 

3/28/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Funding for Greater Lawrence Sanitary District Will Prevent Wastewater Spills

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MassDEP Penalizes Developer $22,500 for Improper Removal of Contaminated Soil at Cambridge Site  

3/27/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Violations involved the removal of soil from a development site without prior notification

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Grants to Help Local Watershed Groups Monitor Water Quality across Massachusetts 

3/25/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Grant Program is part of state effort dedicated to increasing capacity to monitor and assess water quality

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $300,000 in Grants to Help Communities Meet Stormwater Permitting Requirements 

3/13/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Funding enables municipalities to expand efforts to reduce stormwater pollution.

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MassDEP Issues Cease-and-Desist to American Residential Construction for Repeated Violation of a Consent Order at Saugus Construction Site 

3/07/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

MassDEP also issues $6,000 demand for previously-suspended penalty

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Statewide Program Eradicates Nearly 150,000 Pounds of Toxic Firefighting Foam to Ensure Public Health 

2/25/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

MassDEP Program Removes Old PFAS-contaminated Foams from Fire Department Stockpiles

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Grants to Support Growing Recycling Businesses 

2/21/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Grants Target Recycling or Re-use of Wood, Plastics, and Mixed Recyclables

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

1/31/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Projects to Increase Conservation, Recharge Aquifers and Prepare for Droughts

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MassDEP Penalizes Dighton-based Company $21,000 for Drilling and Installing Unpermitted Wells in Massachusetts  

1/29/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Company failed to obtain proper certification before engaging in well-drilling business.

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Acton Research Corp. Assessed $8,280 Penalty by MassDEP for Hazardous Waste and Discharge Permit Violations at its Acton Facility 

1/28/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Company exceeded the time limit for storing hazardous waste and failed to comply with hazardous waste container requirements

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Grant Programs to Reduce Vehicle Air Pollution under the Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Settlement 

1/18/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Funding to be invested in Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, Cleaner Vehicles and Equipment

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MassDEP Waste Ban Inspection Program Promotes Recycling 

1/17/2019 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Businesses Found in Violation during 2018 Returned to Compliance

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