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WCAI: Environmental advocates plan to sue EPA, could lead to “Sludgement Day” on Cape Cod

CAI | By Brian Engles Environmental advocates are planning to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for not regulating sludge. Sludge is the solid material that’s left over at the end of the […]

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The Wall Street Journal: Why Your Septic System Will Not be Ignored

By Kris Frieswick | The Wall Street Journal Your septic system will not be ignored. You may want to ignore it. It’s designed to be ignored—buried somewhere in your backyard, like […]

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Commissioners Prioritize Funding AquiFund

March 27, 2024 (Barnstable, MA) – In today’s meeting, the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners welcomed Jennifer Flynn, the new superintendent of the Cape Cod National Seashore and voted […]

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MA Department of Public Health Updates Guidance to Prevent the Spread of Respiratory Viruses

On March 25, 2024, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health released a new guidance for what to do if you have symptoms of viral respiratory illness, or if you test […]

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Notice of Public Review and Comment Period

FFY 2024-2028 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 2 For Immediate Release (March 26, 2024) – During a meeting held on March 25, 2024, the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod: A Week to Remember!

What better time to celebrate ACC’s 25th Anniversary and 30 Years of AmeriCorps than during AmeriCorps Week?! Thank you to all the alumni, current members, and community partners that joined […]

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The Alternative: It’s MASSTC’s 25th Birthday!

Interested in joining the discussion about wastewater challenges on Cape Cod? Check out “The Alternative”, a new weekly newsletter from Barnstable County’s Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center! Happy 25th […]

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March 22nd is World Water Day!

Happy World Water Day! World Water Day is observed globally each year on March 22 to promote the responsible use of water and access to safe water for everyone. While […]

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