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Concept plans for the New Bedford River Walk Project. (Jon Faria/ TSM)
Concept plans for the New Bedford River Walk Project. (Jon Faria/ TSM)

Company Unveils New Bedford River Walk Design

New Bedford residents are one step closer to enjoying a long walk along the Acushnet River.

Shadley Associates, the company designing the 2.2 mile walkway in the north end, held a community meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Victoria Riverside Town Houses

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Getty Images -  Rep. William Keating (D) Mass.
Getty Images - Rep. William Keating (D) Mass.

Keating Announces EPA Grant For New Bedford

New Bedford will receive $200,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

EPA Informational Meeting Still Leaves Some Questions Unanswered

The EPA held a public meeting in Fairhaven Wednesday night, but many who attended left with unanswered questions.

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Photo from NOAA
Photo from NOAA

EPA Administrator Steers Clear Of Harbor Questions

Questions around the New Bedford Harbor clean up are still unanswered.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Once The Nation’s Most Contaminated Piece Of Land Now Home To Solar Park

The sun was shining down on New Bedford's newest solar park Friday afternoon.

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Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images
Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images

Charles River Gets High Marks for Water Quality

The Charles River is getting cleaner.

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday gave the river an ``A-'' for water quality, its highest grade since a cleanup program started nearly two decades ago

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

City Receiving Grant To Clean Up Brownfields

Nearly half-a-million dollars is being handed to New Bedford to go towards cleaning up brownfield sites.

The $400,000 comes from the Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Grants, and will be used to clean up sites associated with the former Cliftex Mill property

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Getty Images

Buzzards Bay Coalition Will Not Appeal AVX Settlement

 The Buzzards Bay Coalition will not appeal the $366-million settlement offered by the AVX Corporation to clean New Bedford Harbor. 

The Coalition initially said the settlement wasn't enough to fully complete the job

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EPA Photo
EPA Photo

Federal Judge Approves Settlement For NB Harbor Cleanup

 A federal court has accepted a $366 million settlement to remove PCB's from New Bedford Harbor.
 
Attorney General Martha Coakley said Wednesday that she's pleased the United States District Court has accepted the settlement.
 
Coakley called the rul

File Photo
File Photo

Sen. Montigny Calling for “Course Correction” In Harbor Cleanup

Senator Mark Montigny is calling on the EPA to commit to a full and complete clean up of toxic PCB's in New Bedford Hharbor.

The Senator tells WBSM News, he fears the $366-million settlement the EPA reached with the AVX Corporation might not be enough to fully clean the harbor

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