This Earth Day, strengthen your knowledge about the state of the Neponset Watershed, and get involved in Neponset revitalization and protection.
Thursday, March 28th at 1pmMA State House, Room 428 This event, which is organized by the Massachusetts Rivers Alliance, is an opportunity to educate our state legislators about top water issues in the state, push for important legislation and water-related budget priorities, and most importantly, show that there is a strong constituency that cares about […]
Working together with our watershed neighbors leads to successful projects.
Legacy contamination in the reservoir must be cleaned up.
On August 13th, Boch Automotive announced that it would drop its proposed development of one of the few naturally wooded parcels of land along the Neponset River in Norwood. However, residents should remain vigilant.
The Boch proposal represents a significant risk to the environment and reduces the town's resilience to climate change.
Clocking in at a decade behind schedule, the New England office of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has pledged to finally issue an updated stormwater permit for Massachusetts on July 1. The updated permit was due in 2008, but was delayed during many years of contentious public review of the draft language. The permit […]
Looking to make a difference in your community? You’re probably reading this note because you care about NepRWA’s mission and work. I’d like to suggest that you should take the next step and volunteer some time to help us in our advocacy work! We’re looking for some people throughout the watershed to help us more […]
Sometimes you just have to take the message directly to the people who need to hear it. That’s exactly what the Neponset River Watershed Association did on April 12th when it joined with other members of the Southeastern Massachusetts Watershed Action Alliance to host a legislative breakfast at the Massachusetts State House. We developed the […]
The parcel of land at issue is one of the few naturally vegetated and undeveloped stretches of riverfront in Norwood.
State leaders are signaling their willingness to take climate change a little more seriously.
Thanks to you - House Bill 2777 was NOT approved by the Joint Committee on the Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture!
A healthy environment should be a state priority!
Local governments can be more innovative and nimble in improving community resources and responding to residents’ concerns.
In October, NepRWA joined a coalition of nine groups led by the Mass Rivers Alliance to sue the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its decision to postpone a critical new stormwater permit one day before it was due to take effect. The new permit would tighten rules for polluted stormwater runoff that comes off […]
NepRWA is pursuing its mission through education and policy advocacy.
NepRWA does not support the Governor's proposed changes to NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) permitting.
A landowner, abutters, DCR and NepRWA collaborate to save one of the few unprotected endangered species habitats inside 95/128.
Actions by the Trump and Baker Administrations further delay long overdue investments to reduce stormwater pollution.
“Team Neponset” managed to meet with seven of our legislators and/or their staff members, giving us bragging rights for most visits by a team in one day (by far).