department of environmental protection

New Bedford Schools Test Results Hold Water
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has been testing the water in New Bedford schools as part of a volunary program, and the results are in.
A small number of samples came back with some contaminates, but neither school officials or the DEP are concerned...
Mayor Mitchell Discusses Lead In City Schools
Lead levels remain a major concern in Massachusetts schools after the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection says it has tested water at 450 school buildings as part of a statewide effort to eliminate lead from their drinking water.