Department of Environmental Protection
You want to have infrastructure, you want your construction agencies and the heavy construction agencies report to a deputy mayor for infrastructure ... So agencies like [the Department of Environmental Protection], but those also entrusted with looking at rebuilding.
Although the City and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) agree that the amount of perc detected (in) air quality tests is not enough to cause health problems to students and staff, the City has made plans with DEP oversight to prevent movement of perc into the building
We feel that the state Department of Environmental Protection failed to protect Charla from a known danger and today she has been denied the right to seek compensation for the catastrophic and irreversible damage inflicted upon her.More quotes »
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N.J., Avon get $53M for Sandy waterway debris costs
— The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and a shore community will receive more than $53 million in federal reimbursement for the cost of removing debris from waterways after Superstorm Sandy. The DEP will get more than $51 million in public 6/17/13 from NorthJersey.com Read more »
The speech that controls Maine’s landfill regulations
April, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection held the first public hearings on Juniper Ridge Landfill’s operations since the site was originally licensed as a sludge dump for Georgia Pacific in 1993. The hearings mark 10 years since Georgia Pacific 6/17/13 from Bangor Daily News Read more »
The lobbyist in the henhouse: Whose interests is Maine’s DEP commissioner serving?
has found Patricia Aho, a former industrial and corporate lobbyist who became commissioner of the state’s Department of Environmental Protection in 2011, has scuttled programs and fought against laws that were opposed by many of her former clients in the chemical, from The Portland Maine Press Herald Read more »
Sources describe a department under duress
- Every change of administration brings a change in priorities, and in early 2011 staffers within the Department of Environmental Protection fully expected Gov. Paul LePage to direct them to reduce regulatory burdens on business. What actually happened shocked from The Portland Maine Press Herald Read more »
DEP lawyer says clashes over enforcement led to his firing
the staff of the Tampa Bay Times Lawyer Chris Byrd had just won a court victory on behalf of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. After a four-day trial, a jury had ruled that a Marion County couple had illegally filled in wetlands by an aquatic from The Buzz: Florida Politics Read more »