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What is Massachusetts’ Progress towards Reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions by 2020?

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After the record breaking winter New England has suffered, and the historical drought California is currently enduring, it has many wondering, “Is this global warming taking effect?”  While there is a lot of debate on the topic, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is in full swing trying to reduc

Proposed Pipeline in Massachusetts

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There has been a lot of discussion about a proposed gas pipeline making its way through Massachusetts. This pipeline affects many communities including towns in our surrounding Counties, such as Middlesex, Essex and Worcester County to name a few. This pipeline will be a main supply route for na

Can I Empty My Oil Tank & Leave Underground?

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If you own an underground oil tank, it is possible for you to have it emptied by a professional and left safely underground. The Legislature passed a State Law in 1996 that requires both aboveground and underground tanks to be cleaned and purged of vapors.  If left in place, the vent line has to be

When should oil tanks be replaced or removed?

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Did you know that 50% of the US population relies on groundwater as its source of fresh drinking water? This is why regulations on underground storage tanks (USTs) are detailed and strict. A responsibly managed UST poses no threat to the environment.  As of September 30, 2014, there are 3,840 activ

Don’t Suffer from Oil Leaks

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With winter in full gear, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has issued some safety guidelines to ensure homeowner’s don’t suffer from home oil leaks.  Is your home older, do you have an old delivery line? Check with your local oil burner technician. They can check your li

New UST Regulations

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As of January 2, 2015 UST Regulations have been changed in Massachusetts.  Among this transition, the MassDEP has included federal requirements and constructed new provisions to ensure UST systems are correctly installed & maintained.   To Get the Full Report, Click Here.