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State of the Waters:
Cape Cod 2019

A multi-year project, State of the Waters just launched! This website is the place to find the answer to, "How healthy are Cape Cod's waters?"

State of the Waters: Cape Cod 2019 from Association to Preserve Cape Cod on Vimeo.

Cyanobacteria Monitoring

For more information about cyanobacteria monitoring program and to for an interactive map of ponds sampled, click here.

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

Pump the brakes

"The recent announcement that the Commonwealth will change highway exit numbers to comply with federal standards has touched off a cascade of complaints and criticism. Talk radio, newspapers and internet posts have all decried the change, citing one iteration or another of a common theme; that the old numbering system is a part of Cape tradition and changing it will separate us from our past."

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Community leaders rally for action on federal permit for Vineyard Wind

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.

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