AG Healey Joins Coalition of Attorneys General Opposing President Trump’s Executive Order that Guts...
Attorney General Maura Healey today joined attorneys general and chief legal officers from New York, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Oregon and Vermont in releasing the below statement opposing President Trump’s executive order which the President described as paving the way to eliminating the Clean Water Rule (also known as the Waters of the United States Rule):
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has announced that Massachusetts will receive $2 million in funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The funding is part of $95 million in LWCF funds being distributed to all 50 states.
Pan Am Railways has agreed to settle EPA allegations that they violated the federal Clean Water Act at two of its railyards operating in Waterville, Maine, and East Deerfield, Mass. The company has agreed to pay a fine of $152,000 to resolve the violations
The City of Lawrence entered into a Consent Decree today with the Department of Justice to address violations of the Clean Water Act in connection with sewer overflows and the discharge of contaminated stormwater.