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“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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Fairhaven Joins Fight Against EPA Harbor Cleanup Settlement

Fairhaven's Board of Selectmen has joined with other elected bodies and officials in opposing the New Bedford Harbor cleanup settlement. The Board approved a letter to the Department of Justice Tuesday, taking issue with the the $366 million dollar agreement between the EPA and AVX Corporation

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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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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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Tommy Lopes, A True Loss For New Bedford

Today, the greater community of New Bedford lost a true champion for people of color and everyone else.

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