EPA Seeking Public Comment on Modified Training at Joint Base Cape Cod

Courtesy: Massachusetts National Guard

Courtesy: Massachusetts National Guard

BOURNE -The EPA is seeking public comment on a proposed modification to its 1997 order that required the Massachusetts Army National Guard to suspend training activities related to the contamination of the Cape Cod Aquifer.

The EPA will hold a public meeting to discuss the issues on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Building 1805 on Joint Base Cape Cod.

The EPA is seeking public comment on proposal to allow firing of lead ammunition or live ammunition at small arms ranges at the Base.

Public comments will be accepted until November 5.

The authorization process is part of the EPA’s regulatory role at the Base to protect the sole source Cape Cod Aquifer.

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