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AP - ExxonMobil Corp. and two affiliates have agreed to pay a $2.9 million civil penalty to resolve allegations that the company violated Massachusetts air pollution laws, the attorney general said Monday.
A 5.0 magnitude earthquake that hit the Ontario-Quebec border yesterday was felt more than 300 miles away in Massachusetts, forcing emergency officials to evacuate buildings and startling office workers and apartment dwellers.
(Boston, Mass. â€“ June 22, 2010) â€“ Discharges of muddy storm water from a construction site, in violation of the federal Clean Water Act, has prompted EPA to file an enforcement action seeking penalties against two companies constructing a residential development in Ayer, Mass
(Boston, Mass. â€“ June 21, 2010) â€“ Two Boston health care organizations have been recognized by EPA for outstanding leadership in improving the health of people living with asthma. The groups are Childrenâ€™s Hospital Boston and Neighborhood Health Plan
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Charles D. Baker, who opposes Cape Wind and has sidestepped concerns about global warming, is skipping a candidate forum on environmental issues, according to leaders of a Massachusetts coalition of conservation and environmental groups.
Free Public Open House on EPAâ€™s Ocean Research Vessel - Boston on Sunday, June 27, 11AM â€“ 4PM (MA)
(Boston, Mass. â€“ June 18, 2010) â€“ Explore the new Harborwalk in Downtown Boston with a fun and informative tour of EPAâ€™s Ocean Survey Vessel â€œThe Bold,â€ on Sunday, June 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Boston Fan Pier
FALMOUTH, Mass. â€” Water department officials may have known about the presence of E. coli in the town's drinking water for up to three days before reporting it to the state.
A group behind a new study that concludes biomass is dirtier than coal has tried to quell the uproar over that controversial central finding, by issuing a clarification. Generating electricity from "waste wood" creates little, if any, carbon pollution, the group said.The clarification from the Pinchot Institute, a national conservation organization, was released on Friday after the largest U.S....
FALMOUTH, Mass. â€” Residents are being ordered to boil their water after recent tests turned up higher than normal counts of bacteria including coliform and E. coli.
(Boston, Mass. â€“ June 14, 2010) â€“ Three parties EPA has found responsible for cleaning up contaminated land known as the Winthrop Street Drums Site in North Dighton, have agreed to perform a removal action estimated at almost $2 million dollars