Pollution Abatement

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Pollution Abatement
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

State boosts key water projects

Work that will deal with removal of lead pipes from Malden’s water supply, illegal hookups from Revere’s sewers, and raw sewage from the Merrimack River is among 22 projects north of Boston set to receive more than $110 million in low-cost state loans ... [Published Boston Globe - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Milestone reached on closed landfills

EPA has reached a milestone in its new approach to monitoring and regulating the risks posed by closed landfills in Victoria.Last week the EPA issued a Post Closure Pollution Abatement Notice (PC PAN) to a former landfill site for the first time since ... [Published Environment Protection Agency Victoria - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Powering the Way to a Darker Tomorrow: Coal Cannot Solve Egypt’s Energy Crisis

I am pleased to cross post the following article with my friends at The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy. Allison McManus’ timely post on the problems in Egypt’s energy sector and coal is an excellent follow-up to on the potential for a solvency ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Water projects see big money from state

The state has awarded nearly $72 million in low-interest loans for drinking water, wastewater and stormwater projects on Cape Cod and Nantucket.The Massachusetts Water Pollution Abatement Trust awarded the loans through its revolving fund for drinking ... [Published Cape Cod Online - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Patrick Administration Awards $542 Million in Loans to Fund Wastewater and Drinking Water Infrastructure Projects

BOSTON , April 7 -- The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection issued the following news release:The Patrick Administration today announced that 80 projects across the Commonwealth are eligible to receive 2 percent interest loans to fund ... [Published Water Environment Federation - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Massachusetts Considers Major Water Infrastructure Bill

By Sara JeromeThe Massachusetts Senate recently cleared a major water infrastructure bill.The bill targets government funding shortfalls, which have plagued the water sector in Massachusetts for years. The state is facing a gap of $10.2 billion over the ... [Published Water Online - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Machnouk: Development should spare environment

BEIRUT: Environment Minister Mohammad Machnouk Monday called for the protection of natural resources in tandem with industrial development plans.Machnouk made the remarks during a committee meeting he chaired for the Environmental and Social Assessment ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Thursday, March 27, 2014

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - "Cover Story: The New Yorker in Westport" & "Can’t Tell a Book by its Cover ... "10 a.m. - Town Hall Auditorium - US Department of Agriculture Flood Plain Easement Program10 a.m. - Earthplace - Sasco Brook ... [Published Westport Now - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers seek to pool more for local water needs

BOSTON — As communities throughout the state struggle to replace crumbling water and sewer systems, lawmakers are narrowing on ways to plug an ever-growing funding gap.The sheer size of needs facing local governments statewide – pegged by lawmakers at ... [Published Gloucester Daily Times - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Notices issued to Mackay Casings Pty Ltd for odour

EPA Victoria has issued three Pollution Abatement Notices (PANs) to MackayCasings Pty Limited in Wangaratta after confirming odour emissions beyond theboundaries of the site earlier this year.Mackay Casings Pty Ltd received one notice to implement a wastewater ... [Published Environment Protection Agency Victoria - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Visible asbestos removed

EXPERTS  have removed all visible asbestos from an illegal dump site on the Corio Bay foreshore at North GeelongThe illegal dump off Crowle St was brought to the public notice almost two years by the Geelong Advertiser , although the state environment ... [Published Geelong Advertiser - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

BEACON HILL BRIEFING: Massachusetts thirsty for water health

We are lucky to have such an abundance of water in Massachusetts. However, because of this we also face many challenges in our water and wastewater systems that cannot go ignored. Aging infrastructure, pipe bursts and excess nitrogen are only a few of ... [Published Wicked Local Hamilton - Mar 15 2014]

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"Great work is being done in this space across all regions of EPA" he said
"This will help modify the treatment plant to get to that point" he said
...of the Commonwealth," said Representative Anne Gobi, House Chairman of the Joint Committee on Environment , Natural Resources and Agriculture. "These funds allow municipalities to keep their water systems working and up toto date."
According to the report, "the bill would allow the dumping of treated wastewater into state ocean waters, a practice that has been banned."

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State boosts key water projects [Published Boston Globe - Apr 20 2014]
Milestone reached on closed landfills [Published Environment Protection Agency Victoria - Apr 16 2014]
Powering the Way to a Darker Tomorrow: Coal Can... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Apr 15 2014]
Water projects see big money from state [Published Cape Cod Online - Apr 11 2014]
Professor /Associate Professor in Environmenta... [Published Dubai Jobs - Apr 09 2014]
Patrick Administration Awards $542 Million in L... [Published Water Environment Federation - Apr 08 2014]
Massachusetts Considers Major Water Infrastruct... [Published Water Online - Apr 01 2014]
Machnouk: Development should spare environment [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Mar 31 2014]
Thursday, March 27, 2014 [Published Westport Now - Mar 27 2014]
Lawmakers seek to pool more for local water needs [Published Gloucester Daily Times - Mar 20 2014]
Notices issued to Mackay Casings Pty Ltd for odour [Published Environment Protection Agency Victoria - Mar 19 2014]
Visible asbestos removed [Published Geelong Advertiser - Mar 16 2014]
BEACON HILL BRIEFING: Massachusetts thirsty for... [Published Wicked Local Hamilton - Mar 15 2014]
Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office Bolsters Its ... [Published PRWeb - Dec 05 2013]
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