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Nitrate Pocket Card from Truro Water Protectors

The Truro Water Protectors has made a Nitrate Pocket Card available that clearly shows the links between nitrate levels in well water and adverse health consequences, including cancers and non-cancer diseases.  The bottom line: The higher the level of nitrates, the greater the risk of serious disease. This card will be helpful in understanding potential effects of nitrate contamination […]

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Cloverleaf Developer Announces Upgrades To Sharply Improve Nitrate Controls

In a surprise announcement at the December 3rd ZBA meeting, the Cloverleaf developer announced that newly developed system upgrades to the Small Sewage Wastewater Treatment Plant  (SSWTP) they have proposed for the Cloverleaf could achieve discharge levels in nitrates on an average of 5 mg/L. These upgrades are based on modifications made at another site […]

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CNN Report Corroborates DOCS Water Report on Nitrate and Health Risks

Today, CNN reported that nitrates in drinking water has been tagged as an “Endocrine disruptor” and potential cancer-causing agent.  According to CNN, there is an  “explosion” of new evidence cited for the adverse health effects of nitrates and many other  chemical contaminants. For example,  this report stated about food additives and wrappers: “The plastic wrap […]

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COVID-19 | Phase 3 Updates Issued by MA

As of July 6, MA has entered Phase 3 of re-opening.   This means that on the Cape and Islands visitors are welcome to participate in these activities with some restrictions: Accommodations of all types (including short term rental of homes, condos, and cottages) Seated dining and take out Retail shops Museums Outdoor historic and recreational […]

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Weekly UPDATE | New Dates for ATM + Elections | Rental Regs Clarified

Tentative Dates Set for  2020 Annual Town Meeting and Annual Town Elections Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, these Truro public events were postponed. New dates are  tentatively set for: ATM on June 23 –  Warrant will include only budget + finance-related articles. The Select Board has determioned that a physical meeting is necessary  […]

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