""They are one of the most effective regional environmental advocacy organizations in the commonwealth" ~ Jack Clarke, MassAudubon, director of public policy and government relations"
APCC sent a letter Monday to Congressional leaders urging them to reject proposed legislation that would penalize states that sought to block offshore drilling along their coasts. The legislation, Enhancing State Management of Federal Lands and Waters Act, would impose heavy fees on states claiming jurisdiction over their shorelines as a means to stop offshore drilling from occurring.READ THE LETTER
After fifty years, the Association to Preserve Cape Cod has established itself as the reigning environmental champion for the region, working for the adoption of laws, policies and programs that protect and enhance Cape Cod’s natural resources and quality of life.Read the full article
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"The Environmental Protection Agency awarded $2.2 million in federal grants to Southeastern Massachusetts towns, nonprofits, universities and regional planning organizations Monday for projects largely dealing with water quality and wastewater cleanup of estuaries."Full article
"The Association to Preserve Cape Cod shared its concerns and comments in a letter sent Wednesday to state officials about a wind farm planned for federal waters off Martha’s Vineyard..."Full article