MONTPELIER — The Public Service Board has started a statewide investigation into the use of a chemical to treat utility poles after advising Vermont Gas Systems not to lay pipeline near transmission lines
WESTPORT — The School Committee voted Wednesday night to leave grades 6, 7 and 8 at the PCB-contaminated middle school for the next school year but to move ahead with plans for closing the middle school.
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Aroostook Band of Micmacs has completed the installation of a continuous atmospheric mercury monitoring system at its local office that will allow the tribe to monitor the impact that mercury pollution has on fish, other wildlife and humans.
When Emily Roderick moved with her husband and two young kids into a Readfield home about 18 months ago, there was radon in the basement and bacteria in the well, but arsenic in the water wasn’t an issue.
The EPA has reached a tentative settlement to recoup some of the $1.4 million it spent cleaning up a former junkyard in Warren whose late owner steadfastly refused to cooperate with the Superfund project. Nearly a third of the settlement will come from the federal government for surplus military equipment dumped at the site.