Opinion: Regulators should not relax Massachusetts Bay monitoring

08/11/2009 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

State and federal regulators should not allow the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority to stop monitoring the Massachusetts Bay's environmental conditions, writes Shelley Metzenbaum. The authority has proposed measuring only the water coming out of its outflow pipe. However, Metzenbaum says more extensive monitoring is needed for the bay's condition to improve. She also notes that the authority should pay for the monitoring because it discharges partially treated water into the bay.

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