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EPA Compliance and Enforcement News

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.

U.S. Navy Facility in Cutler, Maine Has Taken Steps to Reduce Air Emissions under Agreement  Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400

BOSTON - The U.S. Navy has taken steps to reduce emissions of hazardous air pollutants from its stationary diesel generators under an agreement signed recently with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Two Springfield, Mass. Facilities Agree to Improve Handling and Reporting of Hazardous Chemicals  Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400

BOSTON - Two facilities located in Springfield, Mass. have agreed with the U.S. EPA to come into compliance with federal requirements designed to protect the public and first responders from exposure to hazardous chemicals.

Settlement with Marina will Result in Cleaner Air on Block Island  Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400

BOSTON - A marina in Block Island, R.I., has reduced its emissions and taken steps to comply with federal clean air laws following an inspection and follow-up action from the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Settlement Yields Protection for Deerfield River from Highway Project Runoff  Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400

BOSTON - Both parties involved in a road and bridge construction project in Deerfield, Mass.

EPA Reaches Settlement with Two N.H. Companies for Failure to Disclose Lead Paint Information or Follow Lead-Safe Work Practices at Residential Property in Manchester  Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500

BOSTON – The U.S. EPA finalized a settlement agreement with two N.H. companies for their alleged failure to follow lead-safe work practices and provide proper lead paint disclosure to tenants at a residential property in Manchester, N.H.

Jaffrey, N.H. Facility to Upgrade its Wastewater Treatment Systems Under Clean Water Act Settlement  Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500

BOSTON - Under the terms of a Consent Decree lodged in federal court, EMD Millipore Corp.