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New Bedford Harbor

New Bedford Harbor Newsroom

Title Date
EPA Begins Reviews of Nine Massachusetts Superfund Site Cleanups This Year 03/13/2020
Acting Administrator Wheeler Visits Massachusetts to Commemorate the First Anniversary of the Superfund Task Force Report - Acting Administrator Wheeler visited EPA's Region 1 office, a solar power plant, and the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site 07/25/2018
Sites in Mass. and Conn. are on EPA's Superfund Redevelopment Focus List 01/17/2018
EPA Completes Review of 23 Site Cleanups in New England 11/04/2015
EPA Will Review 24 Hazardous Site Cleanups during 2015 01/05/2015
Annual EPA Enforcement Results Highlight Focus on Major Environmental Violations 02/07/2014
EPA Approves Work to Begin Construction of South Terminal in New Bedford, Mass.
AVX Corp. to Pay $366 Million in Settlement, Accelerating Cleanup of New Bedford Harbor Contamination in Massachusetts 10/10/2012
EPA Resumes Ninth Season of Dredging in New Bedford Harbor 06/06/2012
EPA Orders AVX Corp. to Clean Up New Bedford Harbor 04/18/2012
EPA Concludes Season's Dredging of New Bedford Harbor Contaminated Sediment 11/02/2011
EPA Accelerates Work at Aerovox, Resumes Eighth Season of Harbor Dredging In New Bedford 06/28/2011
EPA to Accelerate New Bedford Harbor Cleanup with Use of a Confined Aquatic Disposal Cell 03/15/2011
Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Remarks at the Harvard University Commemoration of EPA at 40, As Prepared 12/03/2010
City of New Bedford gets $1 Million for Shore-side Power Electrification Project 07/08/2010
Superfund Dredging Resumes for Seventh Season in New Bedford Harbor 06/09/2010
Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Remarks at the Coming Together for Clean Water Conference, As Prepared 04/15/2010
Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Remarks to the National Association of Remedial Project Managers, As Prepared 06/02/2009
Testimony of Lisa Jackson, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at Hearing on American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Implementation, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, United States House of Representatives 04/29/2009
$25-35 million in Recovery Act funds added to cleanup at New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site 04/15/2009
Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Remarks at the New Bedford, Massachusetts Superfund Announcement, As Prepared 04/15/2009
EPA Enters Fifth Season of PCB Dredging in New Bedford Harbor 08/08/2008
Shoreline Cleanup a Success at Aerovox Mill, New Bedford Mass. 08/07/2008
EPA to Clean Up Aerovox Shoreline 05/06/2008
EPA Concludes Season's Dredging of New Bedford Harbor Contaminated Sediment 10/25/2007
EPA Resumes Dredging of New Bedford Harbor Contaminated Sediment 08/06/2007
Bay Staters Receive Earth Day Honors with Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Award 04/17/2007
Season's Dredging of New Bedford Harbor Contaminated Sediment Completed 11/07/2006
Restoration of Contaminated Areas in Acushnet, Mass. Underway - Work is part of New Bedford Harbor Cleanup 05/24/2006
EPA Concludes Season's Dredging of New Bedford Harbor Contaminated Sediment 12/01/2005
EPA Begins Excavation of Two Small Areas Contaminated with PCBs in Acushnet North of the Slocum/Wood Street Bridge 12/01/2005
Officials in New Bedford Officially Launch First Use of Rail to Transport PCB Sediment 09/29/2005
EPA Resumes Dredging of Contaminated Sediment From New Bedford Harbor 09/09/2005
Comment Period Extended for Public Review of McCoy Field Documents - Comments accepted through July 29 07/13/2005
Underwater Capping Pilot Study in New Bedford Harbor Underway 07/08/2005
McCoy Field Documents Posted to EPA Web site 06/29/2005
New Bedford PCB Clean-Up Plan Reviewed; Public Meeting Scheduled 06/14/2005
Public Meeting on New Bedford Underwater Capping Pilot Study Thursday, May 19th at 7 p.m 05/18/2005
EPA Begins Full Scale Dredging of Contaminated Sediment from New Bedford Harbor 09/28/2004
Portfields Project Helps Economy and Environment of New Bedford Harbor 08/05/2004
EPA Begins Construction of Pipeline Assembly and Desanding Building for New Bedford Harbor Cleanup 06/30/2004
EPA to Remove Hazardous Waste from Former Aerovox Facility in New Bedford 04/27/2004
Ground Broken for New Bedford Harbor PCB Cleanup Facility 08/26/2003
EPA to Begin Dredging Portion of New Bedford Harbor Work Will Allow Construction of Cleanup Facility 08/21/2003
EPA and DOJ File Complaint Against New Bedford Boat Owner 03/28/2003
EPA to Clean Ship Graveyard Area 04/09/2002
EPA Announces Additional $6.5 Million for New Bedford Harbor Cleanup 11/06/2002
EPA Begins Archeological Survey at New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site 10/29/2002
EPA Awards Grant to New Bedford Community Group 09/19/2002
EPA Eliminates Construction of 17-acre Confined Disposal Facility 08/21/2002
EPA Holds Public Hearing on New Bedford Harbor Cleanup 03/07/2002
Meeting on New Bedford Harbor Superfund Cleanup Set for March 6; Focus is on Changes to Existing Cleanup Proposal 02/25/2002
EPA to Recover Cleanup Costs in Unique Proposed Settlement with the City of New Bedford 08/15/2001
Relocating Submerged NSTAR Power Cables Clears Way for Dredging Contaminated Sediments in New Bedford Harbor 03/20/2001
Removal of PCB-Contaminated Shoreline Sediments Underway in New Bedford Harbor 02/08/2001
New Bedford Forum Meets December 11 Public Invited 12/06/2000
EPA to Award Superfund Redevelopment Grants 07/13/2000
Major Milestone in Superfund Cleanup Completed 04/18/2000
New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site Community Forum Holds a Hot Spot/Confined Disposal Facility Subcommittee Meeting 01/26/2000
Major Milestone in Superfund Cleanup Begins Today 12/03/1999
EPA Sponsors Business Outreach Open House for New Bedford Area 09/17/1999
EPA Begins Extensive Shoreline and Wetland Sampling in New Bedford Harbor 08/20/1999
EPA Issues Amended Cleanup Decision for New Bedford Harbor Hot Spot Sediments 05/07/1999
EPA Presents Environmental Merit Awards to 16 in Massachusetts 04/22/1999
EPA to Help Communities Redevelop Contaminated Properties – Massachusetts 03/11/1999
EPA Issues Cleanup Decision for Upper and Lower New Bedford Harbor 10/01/1998
EPA Schedules Meetings to Discuss Cleanup Of PCB Sediments 08/20/1998
EPA Proposes Cleanup Plan for Upper and Lower New Bedford Harbor 10/30/1996