Denise Zambrowski, environmental affairs coordinator for Franklin's Department of Public Works, said the requirements would take some pressure off municipalities trying to protect wetlands and waterways.
"Commercial developers should pay for their own storm-water management," she said. "The large commercial facilities falling under state and federal purview makes it easier for us to focus resources and energy on our own drainage systems."
In Franklin, DPW engineer Zambrowski said she is encouraged state and federal employees would enforce the regulations.What regulations?
The regulations regarding the storm water runoff around the large commercial facilities and plazas. You can read the full article in the Boston Globe West section here.
An earlier post on this topic can be found here.