Add your voice to help protect Cape Cod water 

Mass Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is seeking public comments on a proposed new regulations regarding protections of embayments and estuaries on Cape Cod, the Islands, and Southeastern Mass.  Please take a moment to click here and submit a comment via the Conservation Law Foundation rapid response page.  You can also submit a comment directly to MassDEP by email at with “Title 5 & Watershed Permit” in the subject line or via post to:MassDEP, Bureau of Water Resources – Division of Watershed Management
One Winter Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02108 

The deadline for comments is Friday, December 16.

Additional Action Items:
In-person & Remote, MassDEP, 20 Riverside Dr., Lakeville, MA, November 30, 2022 at 6:00 p.m
Register for remote session in advance at:

Remote Only, December 1, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. Register in advance at:

In-person & Remote, Barnstable Town Hall, 367 Main St., Hyannis, MA, December 5, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.
Register for remote session in advance at:

For more information and resources or help submitting comments, please email Glenn and check out this online toolkit (thanks, Glenn!).

Rick Otis