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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Funding to Assist Local Water Quality Management Efforts 

6/28/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Since 2007, MassDEP has funded 67 projects, totaling more than $3 million to address non-point source pollution problems

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Massachusetts Joins Nine-State Coalition in Releasing New Zero Emission Vehicle Action Plan 

6/20/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Renewed Multi-State Effort to Speed the Nation’s Transition to Zero Tailpipe Emission Cars, Builds on Earlier Action Plan and Statewide Progress

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Operator of Wastewater Treatment Plants Pleads Guilty, Sentenced in Connection with Fraudulent Monitoring Scheme 

6/15/2018 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Defendant Faked Wastewater Samples at Massachusetts Facilities and Submitted False Reports to MassDEP

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Massachusetts Environmental Officials Present ‘Green Team’ Awards to Massachusetts Schools 

6/14/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

MassDEP Recognizes Young Environmental Stewardship Educational Activities

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Russell Landowners and Three Companies Settle Allegations of Illegal Destruction of Wetlands and Disposal of Solid Waste 

6/11/2018 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Settlement Includes up to $55,000 in Penalties and Requires Wetlands Restoration

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MassDEP Determines Demolition of Mashpee Residence Violated Numerous Asbestos Regulations  

6/01/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Penalizes Individual $42,500 for Work Done Despite Knowledge of Asbestos

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MassDEP Penalizes Andover Trucking Company $33,000 for Failing to Address, File Reports on Fuel Spill Following Rt. 495 Accident 

5/31/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

August 2016 Release of Diesel Fuel Occurred on Interstate 495 northbound at the Massachusetts Turnpike

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Commonwealth Begins Program to Remove Legacy Firefighting Foams from Fire Department Stockpiles  

5/23/2018 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

New Initiative Targets Old Foam That Could Impact Environment, Public Health

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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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