Environmental officials begin assessment of chemicals in Fall River's King Philip Mill +By Jo C. Goode, Herald News Staff Reporter, Posted Dec 12, 2013 FALL RIVER — Staff from the federal Environmental Protection Agency, Massachusetts Department… Read More
Is Your Septic System Climate Ready? +By MEREDITH HAAS/ecoRI News contributor Sea-level rise and warming temps expected to impact onsite wastewater treatment Climate change poses a threat to… Read More
Scituate officials apply for funding for dam removal project +By Jessica Bartlett, Town Correspondent Scituate officials are hopeful funding can be procured for a dam removal at Hunter’s Pond, a… Read More
Saw Mill Restoration, Deconstruction Well Underway +By Ariel Wittenberg November 07, 2013 12:00 AM NEW BEDFORD — Standing on the edge of Mill Pond, tucked between red maple trees… Read More
Earthjustice Press Release: Fishermen Sue National Fisheries Service to Protect River Herring and Shad from Industrial Trawlers +Recent decision to kill new plan violated federal law NOVEMBER 8, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Recreational fishing groups have filed a lawsuit in the D.C. District… Read More
The mission of the Watershed Action Alliance (WAA) is to protect and restore the watersheds of Southeastern Massachusetts through strategic collaboration and grassroots efforts. The Alliance also serves to strengthen the individual and collective capacity of its member groups, enabling them to be more effective watershed advocates.
Why Does it Matter?
The Gulf of Maine is one of the world's most biologically productive environments, hosting over 3,000 species of plants and animals. Half of all the rivers in Southeastern MA link to this important ecosystem.