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EPA Enforcement Action Helps Protect Children in New Haven, Conn. from Lead Paint Hazards

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.

A Consent Agreement and Final Order filed by EPA resolves alleged violations of the Toxic Substances Control Act’s Residential Real […]

Speak Out on the EPA!

Visit our new engagement map to find an event near you and speak out against Trump’s plan to gut the EPA. Act now

Donald Trump recently outlined his budget plan for the federal government, and it confirms what we already know — Trump only cares about himself and his corporate allies.

Trump’s budget would gut […]

12 New England Organizations Honored for Outstanding Achievements in Energy Efficiency

BOSTON – EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring 12 New England businesses and organizations for their commitment to saving energy, saving money, and protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Recipients of the 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award include: Beacon Capital Partners of Boston, Efficiency Vermont, […]

EPA Urged to Level the Playing Field for Energy Efficiency in the Clean Power Plan

More Than 50 Groups Join ACEEE in Clean Energy Incentive Plan Proposal Washington, D.C. (October 26, 2016): A diverse alliance is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to expand incentives for energy efficiency in the Clean Power Plan. Led by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), it argues that energy efficiency should receive […]

Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program – Deadline October 12 at 5pm EST – FREE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

Apply for Free Technical Assistance from EPA

EPA invites communities to apply for targeted technical assistance to help overcome barriers to implementing smart growth development approaches. Communities can choose from tools to help them make development more equitable, attract infill development, assess policies in small towns and rural areas, improve resilience to floods, or promote […]

EPA Will Award Nearly $2.6 Million in Supplemental Funds to Clean up Contaminated Brownfields Sites in New England

News Release U.S. Environmental Protection Agency New England Regional Office July 13, 2016

Contact: David Deegan, (617) 918-1017

BOSTON – EPA will award additional grants of nearly $2.6 million in supplemental funding for communities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont to carry out cleanup and redevelopment projects at contaminated Brownfields properties. The projects […]

EPA Begins Effort to Reduce Children’s Exposure to Lead Paint in Lewiston/Auburn, Maine Area

BOSTON – EPA is beginning an effort to improve compliance with laws that protect children from lead paint poisoning by sending certified letters this month to about 400 home renovation and painting contractors, property management companies and landlords in and around Lewiston/Auburn, Maine.

Under the initiative, EPA will provide educational materials on lead paint […]

EPA Awards $700,000+ Grant to Harvard for Research on Climate Impacts on Air Quality

News Release U.S. Environmental Protection Agency New England Regional Office April 7, 2016

Contact: David Deegan, (617) 918-1017

BOSTON – A US Environmental Protection Agency research grant of $719,780 will assist a Harvard researcher for a project to study how climate change will affect changes in dust and smoke on the Earth’s […]


EPA Grants Available to Improve the Environment and Public Health in New England Communities

BOSTON – EPA is making grant money available for New England communities to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health and improve the quality of life.

EPA New England’s Healthy Communities Grant Program is currently accepting initial […]

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2016 Local Solutions: Eastern Regional Climate Preparedness Conference

For communities throughout the eastern United States, historic warm temperatures, rain and flooding closed out 2015 and ushered in 2016. To prepare for and to share strategies for becoming resilient to these climate impacts, Antioch University New England’s (AUNE) Center for Climate Preparedness and Community […]