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Verizon Agrees to Buy Low-Emission Vehicles

Organization(s) Massachusetts Dept. of Environmental Protection
Project Description Verizon-New England Inc. has paid a $62,500 penalty to MA DEP for illegally installing and operating emergency generators at 19 sites around the state without required permits.

Under an administrative consent order approved by the DEP, Verizon also has agreed to spend $187,500 to buy low-emission vehicles for its vehicle management fleet as part of a Supplemental Environmental Project, which must be completed within five years. Vehicles chosen for the project may include those powered by electricity, a combination of gasoline and electricity, compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas.

 
Project Contact
Name Heidi O'Brien
Phone 978-661-7609
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Project Keywords
Industrial Sectors Fleet Vehicle Maintenance
 
Source
Newsletter Northeast States Pollution Prevention News - Vol. 12 No. 1, Spring 2002 [PDF]

 

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