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“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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New Bedford Harbor Pollution
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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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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
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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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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NOAA: New Bedford Again Top Dollar-Value Fishing Port In Nation

For the 12th consecutive year New Bedford is the top commercial fishing port in the nation with a valued catch of $369 million.

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New Harbor Development Director Named

The New Bedford Harbor Development Commission approved the hiring of a new H-D-C Executive Director.

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Massachusetts Dept. Environmental Protection,flickr

Mayor Recommends Stieb For Port Director

Mayor Jon Mitchell is recommending the appointment of Jeffrey Stieb as the new Director of the New Bedford Harbor Development Commission.

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