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Woman Drives Car Into New Bedford Harbor

Fairhaven Police say a woman, apparently confused because of poor visibility Wednesday morning, drove her car down the Bridge Street boat ramp into New Bedford Harbor.

The woman is identified as 32-year-old Tami Pitter of Rochester

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Getty Images

“Mutant” Fish Thriving in New Bedford Harbor

It's a prime example of natural selection at work.

A species of fish in the New Bedford Harbor has adapted and is now thriving, even though the sediment has been contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) for decades

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TSM

New Bedford Harbor Oil Spill

There was an oil spill reported this morning around 8 am near Pier 3 in New Bedford's inner harbor.

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WBZ
WBZ

Search Suspended For Missing Man in Boston Harbor

Rescuers have suspended their search for a man who fell from a ferry into Boston Harbor on Saturday night.

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YouTube

Former New Bedford Police Officer, Simmons For Mattapoisett Harbormaster

A veteran New Bedford police officer is the top choice of Mattapoisett Selectman to be the town's new harbormaster.

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H.C. Williams/flickr

“Dirty Dozen” Report Lists New Bedford as Major Pollution Contributor

The Toxics Action Center organization has once again recognized New England's twelve worst polluters through their annual "Dirty Dozen" report.

The report, released today, lists several local sites which public health and environmental non-profit officials say have failed to take appropriate action to address their pollution problems

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Cape Cod Man Says Alternative Technologies Being Shut Out Of New Bedford Harbor Cleanup

A Cape Cod man says he and other creators of technology used to remove contaminants from waterways are being shut out of the discussion over how to clean up New Bedford Harbor. 

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TSM

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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United States Government Works,flickr

Buzzards Bay Coalition Questions Cad-Cell Technology

The EPA's plan to dredge pcb-contaminated sediment from New Bedford Harbor, and dispose of the material in so-called cad cells along the shoreline, is coming under fire from the Buzzards Bay Coalition. 

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TSM

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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