More than two-thirds of Cape Cod’s embayments, or shoreline indentations, and one-third of its freshwater ponds have serious water quality issues, a new report finds. Full Article
It has been 18 years since Massachusetts took the first steps to evaluate and restore 70 coastal bays and estuaries in the southeastern portion of the state. By now, many on Cape Cod are familiar with the Massachusetts Estuaries Project, if only for the daily limits on nitrogen flowing into water bodies that scientists determined were needed to restore them to a healthy ecosystem for fishing, swimming and marine life. Full Article
Two-thirds of coves, inlets and similar water bodies known as embayments, and one-third of ponds on the Cape, have unacceptably low water quality, according to a new report from the Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC). Full Article
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