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EPA Compliance and Enforcement News

EPA Action Ensures that New Bedford Industrial Laundry Will Reduce Air Emissions  Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500

BOSTON – A New Bedford, Mass., industrial laundry company will take steps to significantly reduce air pollution from its operations under a settlement agreement recently finalized in federal district court.

Sand and Gravel Company in Central Mass. to Reduce Emissions Under Settlement with EPA  Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400

BOSTON - In a settlement with the U.S.

EPA Settlement with UConn Resolves Improper PCB Disposal Activity  Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400

BOSTON - The University of Connecticut has taken steps to ensure its PCB waste is properly disposed of in the future to settle claims by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it improperly disposed of PCBs during a 2013 renovation project at its Storrs campus.

Acushnet, Mass. Company Resolves Clean Water Concerns  Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400

BOSTON - A company with a mining, quarry and stone crushing facility in Acushnet, Mass. will now comply with Clean Water Act requirements, which will better protect people’s health and the local environment. The action resolves allegations by the U.S.

EPA Works with Lynn, Mass. Company to Reduce Risk from Chemicals by Improving Safety Measures  Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Boston - A Lynn, Mass. company that uses ammonia in its refrigeration system has come into compliance with federal environmental laws after the U.S.

Three Conn. Companies Provide Public with Chemical Information under EPA Settlements  Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400

BOSTON - Three Connecticut companies will report publically on their use of required toxic chemicals, creating a safer environment for the public, under the terms of three separate recent settlements with the US Environmental Protection Agency.

EPA Works with Rhode Island Company to Reduce Risks from Hazardous Materials  Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400

(Boston) - A Lincoln, RI, metals etching company has made changes in its manufacturing equipment and process to ensure that it is complying with federal clean air and hazardous waste laws and to settle claims of violations by the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Waterbury, Conn., Incinerator to Control Mercury Emissions  Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400

(Boston) - Emission control equipment to limit the discharge of mercury pollution to the atmosphere will be installed at an incinerator owned by the City of Waterbury, Conn., according to a proposed agreement between the city and federal government.

EPA Enforcement Action Helps Protect Children in New Haven from Lead Paint Hazards  Mon, 07 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400

BOSTON - An EPA settlement with several affiliated property owners and property management company in New Haven, Conn. requires the company and their affiliates to identify and reduce lead paint hazards in residential rental properties they own.

Charles River Water Quality Earns a "B" Grade in 2016  Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400

BOSTON – EPA has given a grade of "B" for water quality in the Charles River during 2016. This is a slight reduction from the "B+" grade awarded for water quality in the Charles during 2015.