As we told you back in February, the floating docks at Leisure Shores Marina are held up with large squares of old, deteriorating foam. These outdated floats have been slowly breaking apart for years, causing pieces of foam to wash up on the cove’s shores.
At the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission meeting in late July, the marina owner told the commission that he plans to upgrade all of the foam floats by the end of 2016, with 50 percent put in place by the end of this year. This timeframe is in line with what the Coalition had asked. Additionally, the marina will hold quarterly cleanups to make sure no new foam is littering the marsh.
Thanks to the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission for its commitment to stopping this source of pollution to Buzzards Bay!