Ships Must Slow Down More Often to Save Whales, Feds Say

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - The federal government says vessels off the East Coast must slow down more often to help save a vanishing species of whale. The … [Read more...]

Advocates Gather in Support of Climate Bill

HYANNIS - The Massachusetts House and Senate passed a compromise climate action bill last week that supporters said would help the Commonwealth take … [Read more...]

Judge Dismisses Conservation Law Foundation’s Lawsuit Against Barnstable

BARNSTABLE - U.S. District Court Judge Allison Burroughs has dismissed the lawsuit by the Conservation Law Foundation against the Town of Barnstable … [Read more...]

Court Reinstates Ban on Lobster Gear to Protect Right Whales

PORTLAND, ME (AP) - A federal circuit court has reinstated a ban on lobster fishing gear in a nearly 1,000-square-mile area off New England to try to … [Read more...]

Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard Remain in Mild Drought

HYANNIS - Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard are both still experiencing mild drought conditions, according to the Massachusetts Department of Energy and … [Read more...]

FEMA Awards $10M to Oak Bluffs to Fight Erosion

OAK BLUFFS (AP) - A town on Martha’s Vineyard is getting a $10 million federal grant to help rebuild a badly-eroded bluff and protect a key road from … [Read more...]

Pressure Growing to Remove PFAS from Fast Food Wrappers

BOSTON (AP) - Environmental and health groups are pushing dozens of fast food companies, supermarkets chains, and other retail outlets to remove PFAS … [Read more...]

New England Schools Eligible to Apply for Green Bus Funding

BOSTON (AP) - School districts across New England are now eligible to apply for a portion of $500 million toward the purchase of zero-emissions school … [Read more...]

Project Launched to Boost Cape Cod Housing Production, Environmental Preservation

HYANNIS - A program has been created by the Association to Preserve Cape Cod and Housing Assistance Corporation to bolster both environmental … [Read more...]

Blish Point Dune Nourishment Begins Monday

BARNSTABLE - A dune nourishment project at Blish Point and Millway Beach in Barnstable will begin on Monday, May 16. About 1,500 cubic yards of … [Read more...]
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