Together with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) issued the 2017 Water Quality Report Card for the Mystic River watershed yesterday at Rivers Edge on the Malden River.
The Town of Arlington receives grant to develop and implement ecologically sensitive flood management measures in the Mill Brook Corridor. The second phase of a project to improve flood management measures will begin in July. Original Article: Patch.Com
What has our policy committee been up to so far this year? A lot! We've advocated for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits to remain under Mass DEP and EPA control, advocated for healthy soils and local plastic bag bans, pushed for an improved combined sewer overflow, worked towards passage of the Public Lands Preservation Act, and supported the Environmental Justice Act.