Barnstable County Government Highlighting Water Preservation

BOURNE - April marks National County Government Awareness Month and Barnstable County officials are highlighting efforts to protect local … [Read more...]

Feds Providing Money for Clean Water Projects

HYANNIS - The Environmental Protection Agency has announced an over $57 million dollar investment from the 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act for … [Read more...]

Barnstable County Celebrates Aquifund Launch

HYANNIS - Barnstable County officials are celebrating the launch for their re-worked Aquifund septic loan program.  County Wastewater Division … [Read more...]

Healey Tax Plan Includes Septic Credit

HYANNIS - A tax credit for septic system replacement could be doubled under Governor Maura Healey’s recently proposed tax relief plan.  The … [Read more...]

Barnstable County Launches Low-Interest Septic Loan Program

HYANNIS - Barnstable County has launched its AquiFund expansion to its septic system loan program to help protect sensitive watershed areas. The … [Read more...]

State To Receive Over $78 Million To Support Water Infrastructure

BOSTON – The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that the state will receive over $78 million in funding to support clean water … [Read more...]

Water Quality Dominates Barnstable County ARPA Spending

HYANNIS - The Cape’s declining water quality dominated Barnstable County’s recently-approved ARPA allocations of $12.8 million.  The largest … [Read more...]

Local Officials Urge More State Funding if Title 5 Changes Move Ahead

HYANNIS - The Barnstable County Commissioners have sent a letter to the state saying that while they support the goals of their proposed Title 5 … [Read more...]

Plan to Ban PFAS Filed by State Legislators

HYANNIS - Legislation that would ban the use of PFAS in products has been filed by state lawmakers.  Cape and Islands State Senator Julian … [Read more...]

EPA Finalizes Water Rule That Repeals Trump-Era Changes

ST. LOUIS (AP) - President Joe Biden’s administration has finalized regulations that protect hundreds of thousands of small streams, wetlands, and … [Read more...]
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