Comments for: DEP: Machias violated pollution permit by dumping untreated sewage into river

Posted Aug. 15, 2013, at 3:10 p.m.

MACHIAS, Maine — The state Department of Environmental Protection has notified Machias officials that the town violated its wastewater permit in June when it discharged untreated sewage into the Machias River, an incident that resulted in nearby areas being closed to shellfish harvesting. DEP has given the town a notice …

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