Wednesday, October 6, 2010

"We just want to give you the tools you need to analyze"

Ken Moraff, EPA deputy director of ecosystem protection, said the agency hired the Horsley Witten Group, a Sandwich engineering firm to analyze the best options for each town.
Moraff said the study will conclude May 31, with the possibility of an extension.
"The study is supposed to give towns options," Moraff said.
Members from the company weren't present at yesterday's meeting in the Franklin Municipal Building. EPA officials said the company is finishing its final work plan, and will be available to meet with each town.
In an attempt to clean the Charles River, the mandate requires each town, and businesses with more than two acres of impervious surface to reduce phosphorous by at least 54 percent.
Read the full article on the EPA's new assistance for the local communities to handle their storm water here

Prior posts on the EPA and storm water

Franklin, MA

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