Warming Waters Raise Cape Cod Bay's Sea Turtle Population, But Many Are Sick
An alarming number of sea turtles are stranded in Cape Cod Bay every winter and wash up on our shores barely alive. Every year, more and more sea turtles are coming to our waters to feed in the summer months. Cape Cod Bay, which is part of the Gulf of Maine, is one of the fastest-warming bodies of ocean water…
Alarming Number of Sea Turtles Washing Up on Cape Cod Bay
Rising sea temperatures are to blame.
Mass. Lawmakers Condemn Proposal to Dump Radioactive Water Into Cape Cod Bay
Members of Massachusetts’ congressional delegation are pushing back against the proposed dumping of 1 million gallons of radioactive water into Cape Cod Bay. Holtec International, which purchased Plymouth’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in 2019, intends to complete the plant’s decommissioning by 2024. While Holtec says no final decisions have been made about what it will do with Pilgrim’s radioactive waste,…
Pilgrim Weighs What to Do With 1 Million Gallons of Radioactive Water
For years, the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth has been the only operating commercial nuclear power plant in Massachusetts. Ever since it shut down in 2019, there has been speculation about what is going to happen with the million gallons of radioactive water sitting offshore. Many fear the water could be released into Cape Cod Bay. Diane Turco of…