BOSTON — Cleanups completed at two superfund sites in Maine have reduced the chances of the public being exposed to contaminants in groundwater, according to reports issued recently by the Environmental Protection Agency.
DERBY -- City officials say they were caught by surprise after action by then-Mayor Anthony Staffieri regarding O'Sullivan's Island triggered threats of litigation and questions about whether a long-ago toxic cleanup was ever completed.
The $26 million conversion of the idle Capewell Horsenail Factory in Hartford's South End into affordable apartments can begin now that federal environmental regulators have approved a toxic-cleanup scheme for the brownfield site, authorities say.
PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday affirmed a ruling requiring the former owner of the defunct HoltraChem plant in Orrington to proceed with a plan to clean up pollution from the site.
A lawyer for the company responsible for the cleanup of one of the most environmentally contaminated sites in Maine’s history, the former HoltraChem Manufacturing Co. plant on the Penobscot River, argued Tuesday that the state has incorrectly treated the contamination as a legal “emergency” though it has existed for decades.
MONTPELIER — The Vermont Attorney General’s office says the Department of Environmental Conservation of the Agency of Natural Resources is paying $12,000 in civil penalties and $6,000 for an environmental project to settle violations of state hazardous waste disposal rules
Wynn Resorts’ Everett casino application offers scant details on how it will decontaminate the former industrial site, and experts say the complexity and cost of cleaning up decades of waste could mean delays of months or even years before the state actually sees its $600 million in annual revenues if Wynn gets the region’s sole license.