Tag Archives: environmental pollution

Fish kills reported – help us track them!

One of our citizen scientists used Woods Hole Group’s fish mortality reporting system to notify us of a recent fish kill here in Falmouth, MA.  Turns out she wasn’t the only one to notice the 16 dead striped bass washed … Continue reading

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What’s your beach’s water quality?

With Memorial Day right around the corner, the state of our beaches is an important topic.  In anticipation of the beach season, we wondered: how many New England beaches are there, and how are they all doing? According to the … Continue reading

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Woods Hole Group hires new expert in environmental science and risk assessment

Effective this Monday, March 28, Jerome J. Cura, Ph.D., LSP will join Woods Hole Group as Senior Environmental Scientist in our Environmental Assessment & Remediation practice. Dr. Cura has over thirty years experience in environmental assessment, specifically in ecological risk … Continue reading

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Straight flush: wastewater treatment options (via Climatide)

Straight flush: wastewater treatment options | Climatide. Heather Goldstone of Climatide wrote a very good article about a hot topic here on the Cape.  Towns across Cape Cod are wrestling with how to fund massive investments in infrastructure designed to … Continue reading

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Coastal Pollution in the Mayan Riviera

In a story not unlike current issues before Cape Cod communities, the region in Mexico known as the Mayan Riviera is feeling the effects of unchecked development and tourism.  The region between Cancun and Tulum on the Yucatan Peninsula is … Continue reading

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12/16/2010: EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2009 Toxic Chemical Releases in Massachusetts

12/16/2010: EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2009 Toxic Chemical Releases in Massachusetts.

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