Two Cyanobacteria Advisories Issued, July 7, 2017

Two Cyanobacteria Advisories Issued, July 7, 2017

Testing by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) confirmed that there were cyanobacteria cell counts above state thresholds in the Mystic River near Blessing of the Bay in Somerville and in Upper Mystic Lake. 

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.

Advocacy for the Malden River

Advocacy for the Malden River

MyRWA met with the Mystic Valley Development Commission (MVDC) on Tuesday, which oversees the River's Edge development project along the Malden River banks.

Chelsea activists join fight against Exxon Mobil

Chelsea activists join fight against Exxon Mobil

Chelsea activists join with the Conservation Law Foundation to sue ExxonMobil for their negligence in regards to climate change preparations at their facility along the Mystic and Island End rivers in Everett and Chelsea. 

Stormwater Education Collaborative Funded

MyRWA received funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Urban Waters Program to support the development of multimedia education program to increase awareness of stormwater pollution for a regional coalition of municipalities. MyRWA was one of 22 organizations in 18 states selected to pursue community-based plans to address pollution in waterways.