Diesel Spill
NEW BEDFORD - A diesel fuel spill in New Bedford's harbor has been contained.
New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes tells WBSM News the spill was reported around 7:15 a.m. by the crew of the fishing vessel "Predator," which is docked at Leonard's Wharf...
Oil Spill in Padanaram Harbor
DARTMOUTH—An oil spilled occurred late this morning in Padanaram Harbor.
A Petro Oil truck making a delivery sprung a leak on the western, Gulf Road side of the Padanaram Bridge, in a construction zone.
Dartmouth District One fire officials say a small amount of oil seeped into Padanaram Harbor,…
Legislators Discuss Port's Future
NEW BEDFORD - Local officials and stakeholders met with Senators Edward Markey and Elizabeth Warren Friday to discuss the future of the New Bedford harbor during a luncheon at Seatrade International.
Airborne PCBs
NEW BEDFORD - The Boston University Superfund Research Program has released the results of a years-long study concerning contamination in the New Bedford Harbor.
A press conference held Thursday at Riverside Park in New Bedford released those results, which Dr...
Oil Spill
NEW BEDFORD (AP) - The Coast Guard says about two drums worth of oil has been recovered after spilling from an unidentified source Thursday into New Bedford Harbor.
The Coast Guard and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection were called to the harbor after the oil was spotted pushin…
Waterfront Redevelopment
NEW BEDFORD - The Harbor Development Commission sponsored a public meeting Thursday at the downtown library to gather input about future uses of two waterfront sites.

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