The view downriver

While the City of Worcester declared victory when its dispute with the EPA over discharge limits at the Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District, not everyone is cheering.

From GoLocalProv:

[Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. ] Kilmartin also writes that the substance of MassDEP’s position is unfair “in light of the great sacrifices Rhode Island rate-payers are making to stop pollution of the upper Bay. The treatment plants located in the Ocean State have already cleaned-up or are in the process of doing so. While the Massachusetts situation threatens to fester indefinitely, the Rhode Island permitees are making rapid progress towards meeting those standards.”

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