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Cape Cod Times: Toxic algae bloom still present in Santuit Pond in Mashpee
A cyanobacteria bloom that has plagued Santuit Pond since early summer continues to pose a health risk to wildlife, pets and humans. "That it's happening at all — let alone this late in the year — is a disgrace," said Andrew Gottlieb, executive director of the Association to Preserve Cape Cod. Full Article
Governor Baker laid out an ambitious goal of becoming a net zero state by 2050. The Massachusetts Senate adopted significant legislation to enact the measures needed to achieve the 2050 goals and to help the state adjust to the climate change that is already baked into the system. The House needs to follow suit and a reconciliation of the differing approaches to achieving the same goals has to be worked out before the end of the legislative session on July 31.
A dozen community leaders who support the promised benefits of offshore wind energy projects in the region called for action Thursday to help Vineyard Wind obtain a critical federal permit that is now expected to be delayed through the end of the year.
Because the Cape's environment IS its economy.