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no fishing PCB contaminated sediments signs on the Acushnet River in New Bedford
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The EPA is abandoning plans to bury contaminated sediment directly along the harbor’s shoreline in large bulkheaded cells called Confined Disposal Facilities (CDFs).

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algae on rocks in West Falmouth Harbor
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Through a new voluntary program coordinated in partnership by the Coalition and the town of Falmouth, some homeowners around West Falmouth Harbor will have support to upgrade their septic systems to reduce nitrogen pollution and help clean up the harbor.

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The Coastal Table spring 2015 magazine cover
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A Mattapoisett-based cookbook author is translating her love for Buzzards Bay into a quarterly food-focused magazine called The Coastal Table, inspired by coastal life right here on our Bay.

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daffodils at Parsons Reserve in Dartmouth
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From sprouting ferns to the arrival of new wildlife, there are lots of hints that our world is shifting away from winter. Look out for these six signs of spring and feel your winter woes melt away!

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Mattapoisett River at The Bogs in Mattapoisett
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Not only do these properties in Mattapoisett protect clean drinking water, but they also include a network of trails that is a popular outdoor destination for local residents.

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a golf course next to Eel Pond in Mattapoisett
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After comparing aerial photographs of the Harbor View Heights community between 2009 and 2014, the Coalition found many violations that further threaten the health of sensitive Eel Pond in Mattapoisett.

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Senator Elizabeth Warren with the staff of the Buzzards Bay Coalition
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During the senator’s afternoon visit, she got a chance to speak with several staff and volunteers to learn more about the Coalition’s work.

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a mother and two daughters snowshoeing through the woods
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If you’ve never gone snowshoeing or cross-country skiing before, this year’s snowy winter is the perfect time to give it a try!

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A tug escorts an oil barge through Cape Cod Canal
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In the fight to keep strong oil spill protections, Buzzards Bay recently won a big battle. The federal government has withdrawn its request to reopen a case challenging the Massachusetts Oil Spill Prevention Act.

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Deb Hood
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As event manager, Deb will plan, organize, and lead the Coalition’s signature outdoor fundraising events: the Buzzards Bay Swim and the Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride.

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Working to Save Buzzards Bay

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is a membership-supported organization dedicated to improving the health of the Buzzards Bay ecosystem for all through education, conservation, research, and advocacy.

We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: