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Local Towns Receive Federal Assistance for Cleaner School Buses

Three SouthCoast communities will receive federal rebates to help purchase new, cleaner school buses.

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Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., LLC/Facebook
Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., LLC/Facebook

Cashman Dredging Fined For Alleged Illegal Dumping in New Bedford and Maine

The company responsible for the dredging of New Bedford harbor will pay penalties to the EPA for allegedly violating the Ocean Dumping Act...

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HAZMAT INCIDENT

Asbestos Contamination Displaces Over a Dozen Residents in New Bedford’s South End [VIDEO]

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HAZMAT response on Salisbury StreetHere's a video of New Bedford firefighters responding to a probable asbestos/lead response with HAZMAT suits on Salisbury Street this afternoon...

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Credit: Getty Images
Credit: Getty Images

EPA Warns Of Poor Air Quality On Southcoast

Many Southcoast residents may experience breathing problems Wednesday due to poor air quality.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

EPA Provides CAD Cell Update To Local Stakeholders

The EPA's New Bedford Harbor Technical Working Group met at City Hall Tuesday to discuss the agency's progress in cleaning up the harbor.

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Curt Spalding (left), Jon Mitchell, William Keating. Photo by Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Curt Spalding (left), Jon Mitchell, William Keating. Photo by Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

EPA Awards New Bedford $600K in Brownfield Grants

The City of New Bedford can now begin assessment of some key investment properties that contain levels of contamination. The City has been awarded $600,000 dollars in two separate grants from the EPA to take a closer look at the former Payne Cutlery and Elco Dress site, as well as several lots along the riverwalk in the upper harbor...

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

EPA to Award More Funding for New Bedford Brownfield Site

Another round of funding for brownfield clean-up initiatives is being announced in New Bedford.

Mayor Jon Mitchell, Congressman William Keating, and EPA Administrator Curt Spalding will announce a $400,000 grant being awarded to the City by the EPA, to put towards clean-up efforts at the former Payne Cutlery and Elco Dress site in the near-North End...

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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...

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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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