A Victory for Clean Water: Citizen Science Data Leads to Change

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an Administrative Order on Consent with the Town of Belmont over years of water quality damages. Over the next five years the town has agreed to make a significant investment in repairs to its storm water system.

MyRWA's Letter Urges DEP to Restore Public Access on the Malden

MyRWA's Letter Urges DEP to Restore Public Access on the Malden

With leadership and support from our Policy Committee, MyRWA submitted a comment letter to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regarding the Chapter 91 license application by National Grid, a large property owner along the Malden River. MyRWA urged National Grid to restore full waterfront access along its more than 2,000 feet of shoreline. 

Advocating for access to the Malden River - a testimony

Advocating for access to the Malden River - a testimony

On November 17th Patrick Herron, Executive Director of the Mystic River Watershed Association testified at the public hearing held in Everett by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MA-DEP) regarding the Chapter 91 License Application for the National Grid site located along the Malden River. Click to read an excerpt from Patrick Herron’s remarks!