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Massachusetts firm agrees to $5,000 penalty for failing to report chemical spill

Astro Chemicals Inc., a chemical supply company based in Springfield, Massachusetts, has agreed to pay a $5,000 penalty for failing to report a hazardous chemical spill, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) said in a news release.
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Illinois trucking company fined $32,000 for fuel spill in Massachusetts

An Illinois trucking company has been fined $32,000 for violations related to a 2014 diesel fuel spill in Douglas, Massachusetts, the state's Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) said in a recent release. 
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Massachusetts awards $200,000 in grants to aid clean energy projects

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center has awarded AccelerateMass grants worth $200,000  to four early-stage clean energy companies, the center said in a recent news release.
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$320,000 in grants aid Massachusetts specialty crops

Nine grants worth a total of $319,524 will be used in Massachusetts to improve competitiveness of its specialty crops, which include vegetables, fruits, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture and nursery products.
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$550 million in loans to aid Massachusetts water projects

State Revolving Fund (SRF) loans have been awarded to 44 communities across the state, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs said in a news release.
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Massachusetts looks to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Massachusetts’ governor's office recently filed draft regulations with the secretary of state to establish an integrated plan to address climate change through efforts to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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