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Wicked Local: Groundwater ruling seen as landmark case

ORLEANS — Conservation Law Foundation praised the April 23 Supreme Court ruling that found pollution reaching coastal waters, navigable streams and rivers through groundwater can be considered a violation of the Clean Water Act if the source of the pollution is operating without a required EPA permit. Full Article

Cape Cod Times: Federal wastewater ruling could have Cape implications

HARWICH — In placing the burden for wastewater cleanup and prevention on the shoulders of the US Environmental Protection Agency instead of state agencies, a recent US Supreme Court decision could spur Cape and Islands towns to significantly pick up the pace in addressing contamination of ponds and bays by nutrients and other contaminants from septic systems and treatment plants. Full Article

Wicked Local: Make recovery a turning point for Earth

In normal times, an article commemorating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day would celebrate progress and enumerate the work ahead. But these are not normal times, so let’s do something different. Let’s acknowledge the extraordinary events we are living through and make Earth Day 2020 a turning point. Full Article

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