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EPA Approves New Bedford Maritime Terminal Project

The South Terminal Maritime Project planned for the New Bedford Harbor has been legitimized by the EPA.

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Harbor Cleanup Plan Not Sitting Well With City Council

New Bedford's City Council is taking a firm stance against the E-P-A's plans for removing P-C-B's from the Upper Harbor. The full council went on record Thursday in opposition to the government's plan to dredge contaminated soil and place it into a so-called "CAD Cell", burying it within the harbor

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Questions Still Exist about New Bedford Harbor Cleanup

Is $366 Million dollars enough to clean up New Bedford Harbor? Buzzards Bay Coalition president Mark Rasmussen doesn't think so.

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New Bedford South Terminal Awaits Approval, Remediation

The EPA is still mulling over the South Terminal Maritime Project, a decision that will either give approval to the construction phase, or stall it.

Nevertheless, engineers with Apex Companies LLC have already drawn up remediation plans for the site just north of the hurricane barrier, as low concentration PCB pockets are scattered on land and in the harbor

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Local Activists Question AVX Settlement For Harbor Cleanup

Local environmentalists aren't happy with the fine print of a settlement between the E-P-A and AVX Corp. to speed up the removal of pcb's from New Bedford Harbor.  Under the settlment, AVX will pay $366 million, an amount that city officials say will cut the cleanup time from 40 years to about seven years

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AVX to Pay $366mil to Fund New Bedford Harbor Cleanup

The parent company of Aerovox has reached a settlement with the EPA regarding the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site.

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New Bedford Receives EPA Grant

The EPA has awarded the City of New Bedford  a $200,000 grant to clean up a long-time Brownfields Site at 478-to-480 Union Street, a former gas station and service garage that shut down in the late 70's

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