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New Bedford Schools Test Results Hold Water
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has been testing the water in New Bedford schools as part of a volunary program, and the results are in.
A small number of samples came back with some contaminates, but neither school officials or the DEP are concerned...
School Lead
Lead levels remain a major concern in Massachusetts schools after the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection says it has tested water at 450 school buildings as part of a statewide effort to eliminate lead from their drinking water.
Environment Report
A new report released by the Conservation Law Foundation entitled "New Bedford, Massachusetts Environmental Justice in the Twenty-First Century" focused on some environmental concerns that continue to impact the City of New Bedford.
OSHA Fines Bridge Painters
A New Jersey-based company subcontracted to paint the Braga Bridge is facing thousands of dollars in fines from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for allegedly using lead based paint.