Citations with the tag: MASSACHUSETTS. Dept. of Environmental Protection

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  • Mass. considers strict mercury standards.
    Greczyn, Mary // Waste News; 07/27/98, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p1 

    Reports that a mercury emission standard for waste-to-energy plants is being proposed by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. Requirements of the standard's draft regulations; When the requirements are scheduled for state approval; Advantages of the standard proposals.

  • Mass. warns 27 towns.
    Leonard, John // Waste News; 11/24/97, Vol. 3 Issue 28, p13 

    Reports on the failing grades received by Massachusetts municipalities on the Recycling Report Card from the state Department of Environmental Protection. Recycling rate of Oakham, Massachusetts in fiscal 1997; Problem of Oakham in calculating its own recycling rates; Grades received by the...

  • Mass. agency awards recycling grants.
    Leonard, John // Waste News; 11/16/98, Vol. 4 Issue 27, p6 

    Reports on the awarding of $1.1 million in recycling grants to 124 municipalities by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. Funding for the recycling program.

  • Mass. town to expand landfill.
    Leonard, John // Waste News; 12/14/98, Vol. 4 Issue 31, p6 

    Reports that contractors are planning to install a cell in Taunton, Massachusetts' municipal landfill following approval from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.

  • Mass. targets WTE emissions.
    Geiselman, Bruce // Waste News; 03/09/98, Vol. 3 Issue 43, p2 

    Reports that the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection wants to cut mercury emissions from the state's seven largest waste incinerators by 85 percent in a three year period following 1998. Which facilities have been identified by the state; Highlights of a study conducted on...

  • Boston, Massachusetts STATE INCHES CLOSER TO ORGANICS DISPOSAL BAN.
    Geiselman, Bruce // BioCycle; Jul2012, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p10 

    The article reports that less than 10% of the more than one million tons food wastes were being composted or diverted from disposal in Massachusetts according to the state's Department of Environmental Protection.

  • DEP cleans up its act.
    Geiselman, Bruce // BusinessWest; Jan94, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p39 

    Outlines the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection's plans and objectives for 1994. Regional service centers; DEP information telephone line; Compliance assistance training; Multimedia inspections; Customer survey; Changes in environmental protection regulations.

  • Mass DEP: Western Communities in State Earn More than $800,000 for Recycling.
    Geiselman, Bruce // Solid Waste Report; 4/12/2010, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p5 

    The article focuses on the earnings of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (Massachusetts DEP) of more than 800,000 U.S. dollars in 2009 for recycling and their savings of 2 million U.S. dollars in waste disposal costs.

  • MassDEP Levies Fines Against House Improvement Contractor.
    Geiselman, Bruce // Hazardous Waste/Superfund Alert; 1/26/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p5 

    The article informs that the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (Mass DEP) has levied a fine of 36,000 dollars against a home improvement contractor for allegedly breaking state asbestos rules.

  • MDEP Penalizes Three Railroad Companies.
    Geiselman, Bruce // Hazardous Waste/Superfund Alert; 7/6/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p4 

    The article reports that the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has penalized three railroad companies, including Pan Am Railways, Boston and Maine Railroad Corp., for failure to clean up its hazardous materials at two rail yard sites in Deerfield, Massachusetts.

  • Critical (of) Mass.
    Averett, Steven // Waste Age; Apr2010, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p13 

    The article reports that the average recycling rate in Massachusetts remained unchanged between 1997 and 2008, based on the data from the state's Department of Environmental Protection.

  • Mass. judge defers own ruling.
    Brown, Bob // Waste News; 11/24/97, Vol. 3 Issue 28, p4 

    Reports on the request of the Superior Court Judge Margot Botsford pending a review by the state Appeals Court on her ruling for a proposed landfill. Prohibition on the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) by Botsford; Rejection of the permit applications for the proposed landfill by...

  • APT to provide school programs.
    Brown, Bob // Waste News; 03/16/98, Vol. 3 Issue 44, p16 

    Reports on the selection of Applied Proactive Technologies (APT) Incorporated by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection to deliver the Recycling Education Assistance for the Public Schools Program. What APT will provide; Details on the topics.

  • Home composting makes major impact.
    McGovern, Ann // BioCycle; Dec97, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p30 

    Shares home composting program of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). How the state attain its waste diversion goal by the year 2000; Reasons to compost at home; Main tools DEP provides; Information on the compost bin distribution program. INSETS: Adventures in...

  • Mass. fines recycler for delayed closure.
    Johnson, Jim // Waste News; 5/27/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p11 

    Reports on the imposition of fines to Erving Industries Inc. and Erseco Inc. by the Department of Environmental Protection in Massachusetts. Failure of the firms to close the paper sludge landfill on time; Resolution of the odor problem at the wastewater treatment; Agreement on the treatment...

  • Judge OKs BioSafe permit.
    Johnson, Jim // Waste News; 06/09/97, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p23 

    Reports that a Superior Court judge in Massachusetts has approved a permit issued by the Department of Environmental Protection to BioSafe International Incorporated. Details on BioSafe's plan to remodel a landfill in Fairhaven, Massachusetts; Information on the court ruling.

  • Mass. targets statewide recycling.
    Johnson, Jim // Waste News; 08/25/97, Vol. 3 Issue 15, p6 

    Reports that the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection is considering implementing a regulation which would require waste haulers to offer recycling to all customers. Details on the Department's plan to increase recycling; Advantages of the proposed regulation.

  • Logan Airport Fined for Installing Emergency Generators.
    Johnson, Jim // Professional Safety; Feb2001, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p28 

    Report that the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) finalized an Administrative Consent Order with Penalty (ACOP) which was issued by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection in 1999. Reason of the agency for issuing Massport with ACOP; Information on an emergency or...

  • City's Environmental ADR Serves Growing Needs.
    Johnson, Jim // Dispute Resolution Journal; Jun94, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p5 

    Reports on a successful formal mediation conducted by the Massachusetts Office of Dispute Resolution (MODR) involving residents of Billerica Street in Lowell, Mass., the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Colonial Gas Co.; Colonial's dumping of coal waste; MODR's resolution of...

  • MASS. RETAILERS TOUT BAG REDUCTION.
    Johnson, Jim // SN: Supermarket News; 11/28/2011, Vol. 59 Issue 48, p6 

    The article discusses the release of a report by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the Massachusetts Food Association, citing a 33% reduction of plastic shopping bags by supermarkets since 2007 through 2011.

  • Massachusetts DEP Assesses Fine Against Cumberland Farms, Inc.
    Johnson, Jim // Hazardous Waste/Superfund Alert; 6/20/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p3 

    The article reports on the 7,500 dollars penalty assessment imposed by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to Cumberland Farms Inc. for allegedly violating environmental cleanup requirements at the company's Five Corners gasoline station in Lancaster.

  • Earning Its Recognition.
    Wells, Anna // Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation; Oct2009, Vol. 70 Issue 10, p8 

    The article discusses the internal initiatives at reducing wastes used by TharpeRobbins Co. in Attleboro, Massachusetts and the zero discharge status it earned from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). It notes that TharpeRobbins has spent years utilizing a team of consultants with...

  • Step By Step Environmental.
    Wells, Anna // Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation; Oct2009, Vol. 70 Issue 10, p9 

    The article discusses the environmental practices the TharpeRobbins Co. applied as recognized by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). It notes that since 2005 the company has controlled up to 99 percent of all emissions including volatile organic compounds, hazardous...

  • Massachusetts DEP Fines DeMoulas Super Markets for Waste Removal.
    Wells, Anna // Solid Waste Report; 3/14/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p4 

    The article reports on the 14,380-U.S. dollar fine imposed by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection against DeMoulas Super Markets Inc. for the alleged improper removal of contaminated soil to expand the parking area from its Chelsea facility at the Mystic Mall Shopping Center...

  • Upgrades, Operational Enhancements Ready Plant for Remote Operations.
    D'Aoust, John; Harris, Carol // WaterWorld; Nov2008, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p20 

    The article cites that the Water Department of the city of Haverhill received approval from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (Mass-DEP) in 2001 for the revision of its operational procedures. The city may then conduct remote, automated operations during a portion of the...

  • Changes allow investors to take on `problem' sites.
    Johnson, Evan // BusinessWest; Feb97, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p43 

    Reports on the creation of the Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) regulations by the state Department of Environmental Protection to monitor the environmental impact of real estate businesses. Initiative for solving environmental hazards on real properties given to investors; Inclusion of new...

  • Massachusetts combats hemlock pests.
    Johnson, Evan // American Nurseryman; 8/15/95, Vol. 182 Issue 4, p34 

    Reports on the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Management's conducting of a spray program in June to help suppress the hemlock looper (Lambdina fiscellaria). Application of aerial sprays of Bacillus thuringiensis to the Otis Reservoir area; Cyclical population of the pest; How the...

  • MassDEP Protecting the Public from Drinking Water Fraud in Milford.
    Johnson, Evan // EnviroMatters: MassDEP Environmental eNewsletter; Jun2013, p11 

    The article informs that Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has charged Henry Papuga, an official from Milford Water Co., and found him guilty on six counts on drinking water fraud in Milford.

  • MassDEP Launches New On-Line Tool Showing Water Quality in Rivers, Lakes, and Estuaries.
    Johnson, Evan // EnviroMatters: MassDEP Environmental eNewsletter; Jun2013, p15 

    The article informs that a new on-line interactive mapping tool has been launched by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) to know the water quality status of the rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, and estuaries in the state.

  • Massachusetts DEP Assesses Penalties For Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations.
    Johnson, Evan // Hazardous Waste/Superfund Alert; 9/20/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 17, p4 

    The article reports on the assessment made by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Massachusetts of the penalties against Supercon Inc. and Roehr Tool Corp. concerning their alleged violations in hazardous wastes regulations.

  • Massachusetts DEP Fines Two Firms For Asbestos Removal Violations.
    Johnson, Evan // Hazardous Waste/Superfund Alert; 4/6/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p4 

    The article reports on the move of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to post a 64,200 penalty on companies Trinity Green Development LLC and Cleanouts Inc. for alleged asbestos and disposal violations at a south Boston site.

  • MassDEP Fines Ophir Optics, Inc. for Generating Excess Hazardous Waste.
    Johnson, Evan // Hazardous Waste/Superfund Alert; 3/1/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p6 

    The article reports on the fines imposed by Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) to Ophir Optics Inc. for generating hazardous waste in excess of its registered status.

  • Massachusetts DEP Fines Webster Brock For Failure to Report Contaminants.
    Johnson, Evan // Hazardous Waste/Superfund Alert; 1/10/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p2 

    The article reports that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Massachusetts has fined Webster Block LLC for failing to report the contaminants discovered during an environmental assessment which the company undertook at a property in Chelsea in 2006.

  • MassDEP CREATES AD WEB PAGE.
    Johnson, Evan // BioCycle; Dec2012, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p19 

    The article reports that the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has created a new web page focusing on anaerobic digestion that features resources for anaerobic digester project developers as well as helps users determine the best suitable programs for different projects.

  • Massachusetts DEP Fines Reading Light For Alleged Contaminated Soil Issues.
    Johnson, Evan // Hazardous Waste/Superfund Alert; 8/4/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 14, p4 

    The article reports on the 11,485 dollars fined by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (Massachusetts DEP) against the Reading Municipal Light Department for its alleged violations of storage and excavation of contaminated soil with polychlorinated biphenyls (PSBs).

  • Odor policy for composting facilities.
    Mahin, Thomas D. // BioCycle; Dec95, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p65 

    Reports that an odor policy for composting facilities was drafted by the Odor Policy Work Group which was set up by the Deputy Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Terms draft; Compliance testing; Air dispersion model; O&M, scrubbers and biofilters;...

  • Mass. environmental agency fines 3 firms.
    Antosiewicz, Frank // Plastics News; 7/29/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 22, p22 

    Reports on the fines imposed on three plastic companies for violations of the air pollution and hazardous regulations by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Amount of fines; Failure to maintain air-pollution control and monitoring equipment; Evidence of hazardous...

  • Mass. orders C&D site to close, pay penalty.
    Johnson, Jim // Waste News; 5/27/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p10 

    Reports on the agreement of the Cohasset Heights Ltd. to close the construction and demolition debris landfill in Massachusetts. Payment of fines to the Department of Environmental Protection; Compliance of the company with the applicable regulations; Placement of debris in the unpermitted section.

  • Massachusetts Environmental Bill Could Free Up NorthPoint Sale.
    Kaske, Michelle // Bond Buyer; 4/5/2007, Vol. 360 Issue 32602, p5 

    The article reports on the environmental bill of Massachusetts that would allow its Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to exempt certain landlocked tidelands from licensing requirements. Under the bill, technical problems brought about by a decision of the state's judicial court in...

  • Wetlands dispute raises stink for Plastican.
    Codling, Phyllis A. // Plastics News; 12/21/1998, Vol. 10 Issue 45, p13 

    Reports that the Massachusetts Environmental Protection Department has fined plastic-container manufactures Plastican Inc. $22,000 for violating a state law protecting waste lands. Plastican President John R. Clementi's accusation that the city of Leominster is responsible for the violation;...

  • AWARDS.
    Miner, Gary // Journal: American Water Works Association; Sep2004, Vol. 96 Issue 9, p116 

    Reports on the awards given to persons and institutions for their environmental and health efforts. Distinguished Civil Engineer for 2003 given to Emilio M. Colon; Project of the Year Award received by the Olivenhain Dam and Reservoir project of the San Diego County Water Authority in...

  • EPA and Mass. DEP Continue Sampling at Walton and Lonsbury Site in Attleboro.
    Miner, Gary // Hazardous Waste/Superfund Alert; 5/7/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p4 

    The article reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (Mass DEP) will continue to develop a comprehensive strategy for the evaluation of the extent of contamination at the Walton and Lonsbury Site in...

  • Multifamily recycling, part 2: Launching a successful program.
    Guttentag, Roger M. // Resource Recycling; May2004, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p39 

    Presents information on several Web sites about multifamily recycling programs in the U.S. Setting Up a Multi-Family or Apartment Building Recycling Program by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection; Multi-Family Recycling developed by the city of Los Angeles, California in...

  • Massachusetts offers electric subsidies.
    Guttentag, Roger M. // Fleet Owner; Nov2011, Vol. 106 Issue 11, p61 

    The article reports that Massachusetts through its Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) will subsidize cost of purchase and installation of Aura/Zanotti all-electric transport refrigeration (eTru) system by 75 percent. It states that the department has been able to do so due to an...

  • Deer Island discharge permit 'toughest ever written'.
    Guttentag, Roger M. // WaterWorld; Jul/Aug99, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p37 

    Reports on permit issued by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority's wastewater treatment plant on Deer Island. Provisions of the permit; Limits on pollutants to be discharged...

  • Newark Group Fined for Pollution.
    Guttentag, Roger M. // Official Board Markets; 5/28/2005, Vol. 81 Issue 22, p3 

    Reports that the Newark Group Inc.'s Fitchburg, Massachusetts-based paperboard has been fined by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection for violating various state air pollution control, hazardous waste management, industrial wastewater management, and toxic use reduction act...

  • Gitto to pay $225,000 in lead-content case.
    Esposito, Frank // Plastics News; 2/2/2004, Vol. 15 Issue 48, p18 

    Gitto Global, a specialty compounder in Lunenburg, Massachusetts, has agreed to pay a $225,000 state fine for using excessive amounts of lead in its compound production. The company reached the settlement with the state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the attorney general's...

  • Mass. DEP Honors E.I Harvey & Sons With 'Endorser of the Year' Award.
    Esposito, Frank // Solid Waste Report; 12/1/2010, Vol. 41 Issue 20, p4 

    The article announces the selection of waste management company E.L. Harvey and Sons as the recipient of the 2010 Endorser of the Year award from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

  • Mass DEP Will Support New Campaigns To Increase Textile Recycling in State.
    Esposito, Frank // Solid Waste Report; 12/5/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 21, p1 

    The article presents a campaign supported by the Department of Environmental Protection (Massachusetts DEP) that will increase public awareness of textile recycling. The campaign is sponsored by the Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART) which held a textile recycling...

  • Massachusetts clears wind of health effects after expert review of evidence.
    Esposito, Frank // Wind Energy Weekly; 1/20/2012, Vol. 29 Issue 1467, p2 

    The article reports on the definitive scientific analysis released by the Massachusetts departments of Public Health and of Environmental Protection on January 18, 2012, which refutes the myths perpetuated by wind energy opponents. The agencies report that there is no proof for several health...

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