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Vermont Citizen and Organizations Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

BOSTON – One individual and two organizations in Vermont were recognized today at the 2018 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s New England regional office. These environmental leaders were among 28 recipients across New England honored for their work to protect New England’s environment.

Dr. William Howland of Isle la […]

New Hampshire Citizens and Organizations Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

BOSTON – Two individuals and four organizations in New Hampshire were recognized today at the 2018 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s New England regional office. The environmental leaders were among 28 recipients across New England honored for their work to protect New England’s environment.

Gary S. Lynn from the […]

Massachusetts Citizens and Organizations Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

BOSTON – Four individuals and five organizations in Massachusetts were recognized today at the 2018 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s New England regional office. The environmental leaders were among 28 recipients across New England honored for their work to protect New England’s environment.

Robert L. Zimmerman Jr., William S. […]

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 […]