The 40-year project to clean New Bedford harbor of cancer-causing chemicals is on track to wrap up in the next three years, after officials announced Tuesday a $73 million injection thanks to the federal infrastructure bill.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its initial list of Superfund National Priorities List sites with the greatest expected redevelopment and commercial potential on Wednesday, and New Bedford Harbor was among the 31 sites listed.
MariMed, Inc. announced Tuesday it has purchased the space needed to build a full service, state-of-the-art medical marijuana cultivation and production facility in the Industrial Park, and the former Aerovox location.
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...