Nitrogen pollution from improperly treated wastewater is pushing Cape Cod’s waters to the brink of ecological disaster.
This pollution, a growing scourge across the Cape, leads to toxic blue-green algae outbreaks that can kill wildlife, sicken humans, and disrupt the tourism economy.
The solution to the Cape’s pollution problem is well known: Fix the region’s septic and wastewater treatment systems, now. Massachusetts regulators are looking for feedback on a new draft plan to address wastewater pollution on Cape Cod – and your voice could have a major impact on the health of clean water on the Cape for decades to come. Write to regulators asking for a strong plan for Cape Cod using the form below.