• Proposed septic regulation push to address Cape Cod's $4 billion pollution problem

    20 hours ago - By Boston Herald

    Cape Cod homeowners are being warned to clean up their act.
    It's the latest attempt to fix widespread wastewater contamination. Proposed regulations may soon give Cape towns an ultimatum: implement a wastewater management plan over the next 20 years or all the towns' homeowners must do costly upgrades to their septic systems in the next five years.
    The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection held the last two public hearings for the proposal Tuesday and Wednesday night - bringing on a chorus of accusations of “holding homeowners hostage,” a “lack of transparency” and an...
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