Position Statements

APCC frequently publishes position statements and submits written testimony to advocate for policy decisions that protect Cape Cod’s environment.

Support for An Act to Protect Pollinator Habitat

Massachusetts Offshore Wind Legislation

Support for Net Zero Climate Bill

SMART Solar Incentive Program

Herring Catch Buffer Zone Amendment

Letter of Support for Herring River Project

Opposition to NPDES Permit Extension Legislation

Written Testimony for PFAS Legislation

EPA Power Plant Rule Letter to AG Healey

Blasch House Revetment ENF

Environmental Programs in State Budget

An Act to Promote Housing Choices

Comments on Culvert Replacement Standards

Support of Climate Adaptation Consistency Legislation

Vineyard Wind Development of Regional Impact

Public Lands Preservation Act, 2019

State Contracts for Offshore Wind

APCC Supports Plastic Bag Ban Legislation

Offshore Wind Standards for Right Whales

APCC Supports Childs River Restoration

Eversource 2019 Yearly Operational Plan

EPA Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Rollback

Vineyard Wind FEIR

Vineyard Wind DEIS

Draft Technical Bulletins for Cape Cod Regional Policy Plan

APCC Opposes Rollback of Methane Emissions Rule

Cold Brook Restoration Project EENF

2019-2021 Energy Efficiency Plan

2018 Regional Policy Plan Draft Update

Vineyard Wind Connector SDEIR

MEPA Review for Marine Aquaculture Permitting

APCC Opposes Attempt to Gut Endangered Species Act

APCC Opposes Repeal of Clean Water Rule

An Act to Protect Massachusetts Pollinators

Opposition to Pilgrim Emergency Planning Exemption

APCC Opposes Offshore Drilling Penalties

Vineyard Wind Connector DEIR

Climate Amendments to Environmental Bond Bill

Amendment 8 to the Atlantic Herring FMP

2018 Environmental Bond Bill

Nips Bottle Deposit Bill

Vineyard Wind: Energy Facilities Siting Board

Eastham Water System FSEIR

Eversource Vegetation Management Plan

Offshore Drilling Letter to Sec. Zinke

Gov. Baker Housing Bill

Eastham Water System SEIR

Offshore Drilling Letter to Sec. Zinke

Gov. Baker Housing Bill

Vineyard Wind Environmental Notification Form

Public Lands Preservation Act

Clean Power Plan Repeal

Letter to Gov. Baker: Offshore Drilling

Drought Management Legislation

Pollinator Habitat Legislation

Pesticide Legislation

NPDES Designation Legislation

Eastham DCPC

2017 State Senate Zoning Bill

National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program

Eastham Water System MEPA Phase 2A Waiver Request

Water Management Act Chatham Water Department Permit Application

U.S. Department of the Interior National Monument Review

Establishment of a Comprehensive Adaptation Management Plan in Response to Climate Change

Executive Order 13777 Evaluation of Existing Regulations

Testimony in Support of An Act to Sustain Community Preservation Revenue

Eversource Energy 2017 Yearly Operational Plan

Amicus Brief to Protect Parkland

Shining Sea Bikeway Extension

Cape Cod Watershed TMDL Bass River, Swan Pond andParkers River

Letter to Oppose EPA Administrator Nomination

Joint Base Cape Cod Modification to Administrative Orders

Canal Unit 3 Final Environmental Impact Report

Herring River FEIS/FEIR

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station NPDES permit

Eversource Energy 2016 Yearly Operational Plan

Harwich Final Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan/Single EnvironmentalImpact Report

Parkers River Tidal Restoration

Canal Unit 3 Draft Environmental Impact Report, EEA # 15407

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station - NRC

Northbridge Assisted Living at Mashpee Commons Development of Regional Impact

Massachusetts Piping Plover Habitat Conservation Plan

National Seashore Shorebird Management Plan

Amicus Brief - Department of Environmental Protection

Support for An Act Relative to Emergency Planning (House Bill 2167)

Support for The Public Lands Preservation Act, SB402/HB623

Cape Cod Conservation District (CCCD) feasibility Study Funding

Comprehensive Adaptation Management Plan in Response to Climate Change (S1979)

Zoning Reform Legislation

Provincetown Airport Project

Woods Hole Ferry Terminal Reconstruction

Canal Community Solar Project

Eversource Energy 2015 Yearly Operational Plan

Sagamore Lens Sustainable Management of Water Resources Plan

Nickerson Management Complex Draft RMP

Eastham Water System Single EIR

Eastham Water System Expanded Environmental Notification

Draft Clean Water Act Section 208 Plan

5-year update, Massachusetts Ocean Management Plan

Mashpee Comprehensive Watershed Nitrogen Management Plan

Approval Not Required Amicus Brief

Kline House Amicus

Green Budget Amendment Requests

Position Statement on Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station

NStar Yearly Operational Plan

Falmouth Comprehensive Wastwater Management Plan

Lowe's Revised Statement - 1/6/2014

Lowe's Revised Statement - 10/2013

Lowe's Revised Statement - 9/2013

Update of the MA Ocean Plan

Regional Ocean Planning Goals


APCC Supports Funding Orleans Phase 1A

American Eel Management Plan

Harwich Comprehensive Wastewater Managemet Plan

West Falmouth Harbor Wetland Restoration Feasibility Assessments

Urge for Increased State Role on Wastewater

Planning Board’s East Harwich Zoning Proposal

Environmental Summit Consensus Statement

Greenwood Meadows, Sandwich Development of Regional Impact

Herring River Restoration Project, Draft EIS/EIR

Proposed State In-Lieu Fee Mitigation Program

Barnstable Municipal Airport EIR

Supplemental Environmental Impact Report – Massachusetts Military Reservation Small Arms Range Improvement Project

South Sandwich Village Draft Enviromental Impact Report

An Act Relative to Reducing Phosphorus Runoff

Amicus Brief with SJC on Wetland Buffers

Land Takings and the Mass. Endangered Species Act

Contaminated Shellfish Relay Program

Senate Bill 2046: Regarding the Regulation of Fertilizers

Bournes Pond Inlet Widening

Twinings Pond Parcels LAND Grant Application

Grassy Pond Woodlands Property

Mill Pond Restoration/Dredging

2012 Massachusetts Coastal Railroad Yearly Operational Plan

Land Taking Regulations (S1854)

Cape Cod Watershed Coalition Statement

MP Renaissance Development of Regional Impact

Namskaket Salt Marsh Culvert

South Cape Cod and Islands No Discharge Area

Cape Wind