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Three Bays Preservation: Wastewater is everybody's problem

September 30, 2016
By Michael J. Egan

Everyone in Barnstable should be worried about a polluted ecosystem, every teenager, adult and senior citizen - but once they are, what can be done? That’s what I’ve been thinking whenever the concern about the nitrogen crisis in the Three Bays Estuary enters my mind. My worry is, unfortunately, a constant companion.

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Told You So

August 22, 2016
By: Michael J. Egan

If ever there was a sign that West, North and Cotuit Bays are severely wounded from toxic doses of excess nitrogen, look no further than the large, ugly masses of brown algae grasping into the water column across the 1,251-acre estuary, leaving a community and visitors in stunned disbelief.

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Three Bays Preservation: We are one Cape

July 1, 2016
By Michael J. Egan

It’s an uncomfortable conversation everyone should have, even at the dinner table: excess nutrients seeping from septic systems, fertilizers and stormwater runoff overloading our freshwater ponds, rivers and marine estuaries.

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