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Latest Taunton River Watershed Stories

2008-07-18 09:00:41

By EDWARD B. COLBY KINGSTON - Local environmental groups plan to sue federal and state regulators and the city of Brockton, alleging violations of the federal Clean Water Act and mismanagement of water resources in Southeastern Massachusetts.

2008-07-09 06:00:34

By Jay Fitzgerald, Boston Herald Jul. 9--Fall River's industrial and residential waterfront might not be declared "wild and scenic" after all. Congressional Republicans have forced U.S. Rep.

2008-06-25 18:03:00

By JAY FITZGERALD Backers of a planned LNG facility in Fall River are howling over U.S. Rep. Barney Frank's push to designate an industrial stretch of the Taunton River as "wild and scenic" - and all but kill the plan.

2008-06-25 06:02:59

By Jay Fitzgerald, Boston Herald Jun. 25--Backers of a planned LNG facility in Fall River are howling over U.S. Rep. Barney Frank's push to designate an industrial stretch of the Taunton River as "wild and scenic" -- and all but kill the plan.

2005-10-18 10:01:22

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - A 100-year-old timber dam strained by record rainfall threatened to break and flood the southern Massachusetts city of Taunton on Tuesday, forcing police to evacuate 2,000 people and close much of the city.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.