More than a dozen beaches and shellfish beds are closed in Wareham due to sewage in the water.
An Attleboro company has been whacked with a $500 fine over a foul odor that had numerous neighbors complaining.
Massachusetts health officials are urging people not to swim, fish or go boating in portions of the Deerfield and Connecticut Rivers.
The town of Saugus’ insurer is refusing to pay for homeowners’ damage caused by a sewage back-up.
More volunteers are turning out to help clean up millions of small plastic disks swept downriver from a New Hampshire wastewater treatment plant to the ocean shores of New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley said Thusday that her office would be looking into the mess caused when a sewage treatment plant in Hooksett, New Hampshire overflowed and sent millions of plastic disks floating down the Merrimac River.