Stories about U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Governor Paul LePage speaks to a packed auditorium at John Bapst High School about domestic violence on Friday.

Environmental groups criticize LePage’s decision to opt out of anti-smog petition

By Christopher Cousins on Dec. 09, 2013, at 6:05 p.m.
In this file photo made in the 1970s and provided by the Maine Geological Survey, the Callahan Mining Corp. open pit in Brooksville is seen while it was still active. Chemicals were used to extract the metals from the mine. The polluted Down East mine later became a federal Superfund cleanup site.

State, federal agencies to update public on cleanup of toxic former mine in Brooksville

By Mario Moretto on Oct. 19, 2012, at 5:13 p.m.

Manchester-based company faces $177,500 fine for oil spill

By Alex Barber on Aug. 02, 2012, at 5:53 p.m.

Penobscot Nation grant to help reduce water pollution on tribal lands

By Nick McCrea on July 26, 2012, at 1:07 p.m.
Blandings Turtle

Three species of turtles in Maine petitioned for Endangered Species Act protection

By Dylan Martin on July 11, 2012, at 7:47 p.m.
Image captured from anonymous YouTube video

Rockland landlord assessed $10,000 EPA fine for lead paint violations

By Stephen Betts on April 06, 2012, at 2:15 p.m.

Report suggests songbirds, bats at risk of mercury poisoning

By Kevin Miller on Jan. 24, 2012, at 7:34 p.m.
Former Maine Gov. John Baldacci

Old Town mill faces fine despite help from state, taxpayers

By Lance Tapley, Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting on Jan. 11, 2012, at 12:10 a.m.

EPA unveils regulations to reduce airborne mercury

By Kevin Miller on Dec. 21, 2011, at 7:47 p.m.

EPA: New England air quality improved in 2011

The Associated Press on Sept. 29, 2011, at 11:29 a.m.

$21 million Limestone upgrade touted by state, federal officials

By Jen Lynds on Sept. 06, 2011, at 8:17 p.m.

Conservation groups’ lawsuit over emissions seen as threat to forest products industries

By Christopher Cousins on Aug. 15, 2011, at 7:02 p.m.

DEP commissioner to visit cleanup sites in Washburn, Wallagrass

By Jen Lynds on Aug. 03, 2011, at 6:41 p.m.

EPA to update public on Callahan Mine Superfund site

By Kevin Miller on July 28, 2011, at 6:41 p.m.

75 percent of nuke sites have leaked tritium

By Jeff Donn, The Associated Press on June 20, 2011, at 7:13 p.m.

Man faces $150,000 in fines for endangering children with lead paint

By Heather Steeves on May 16, 2011, at 6:20 p.m.