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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 […]

Antioch University New England and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Partner on

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 […]

EPA Research Funding Grants

EPA Research Funding Aims to Improve Understanding of Climate Change Impacts on Indoor Air Quality

BOSTON – Harvard College is one of only nine institutions that will share nearly $8 million from the US Environmental Protection Agency to study how climate change affects indoor air quality and the resulting health effects.

The grant to Harvard […]

EPA Brownfields Funding for Vermont

Vermont Receives over $2 million EPA Brownfields Funding and Announces State BERA Program winners

Brownfield funding benefits communities by helping cleanups & assessment of sites

Brattleboro, Vermont – EPA is awarding a total of $2 million in Brownfield Assessment and Cleanup Grant dollars to municipalities and organizations across the state of Vermont. Additionally, three […]

GMP Statement Praises New Climate Change Regulations

Green Mountain Power today issued the following statement in support of New Climate Change Regulations:

“Green Mountain Power, Vermont’s Energy Company of the Future, supports the new climate change regulations. This aligns with GMP’s mission to deliver low-cost, low-carbon, and highly reliable power, which is critical to our energy future. And it also aligns with […]

US EPA Head to Speak at BuildingEnergy Conference in Boston

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to deliver remarks at regional green building and renewable energy conference on the morning of March 5th at the Seaport World Trade Center.

Ms McCarthy will be joined by Amanda Sturgeon, VP of the Living Building Institute and Program Director of the Living Building Challenge.

Gina McCarthy […]

From the EPA:

Back in School – lesson plans, safe chemical management, and administration.

Recipes For Healthy Kids is a nine-lesson program designed to excite kids about environmental health and empower them to help improve the environment.

Safe Chemical Management helps schools and school districts start or improve their chemical management programs and reduce chemical hazards.