January /March 1990

  • Governor Signs Cape Cod Commission Act, p. 1.
  • CZMA Reauthorization before Congress, p. 2.
  • Donations Sought for Repair of Lobster Hatchery, p. 6.
  • Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Celebrates Silver Anniversary, p. 7.
  • Local Initiatives Theme of December Harbormasters Conference, p. 7.
  • DEP Wetlands Setback Rules for Title V, p. 7.
  • WBNERR Researchers Awarded $2 Million Grant, p. 8.

April/May 1990

  • Massachusetts Bays Join National Estuary Program, p. 1.
  • Sanctuary Status for Stellwagen Bank under Review, p. 2.
  • CZMA Reauthorization, p. 3.
  • New Bedford Superfund Cleanup, p. 3.
  • CZM to Review Seabrook Wastewater Facility, p. 4.
  • Right Whale Bill Goes to House, p. 4.
  • Cape Cod Commission Act Becomes Law, p. 4.
  • Buzzards Bay Program Issues RFPs, p. 5.
  • Martha's Vineyard Land Bank Purchases Wascosim's Rock Property in West Tisbury, p. 5.
  • Water Monitoring Program for Crane's Reservation Area Proposed, p. 5.
  • Massachusetts Coastal Legislation for 1990, p. 6.
  • Vermont Case Reaffirms Waterfront Public Trust Rights, p. 9.
  • Documentary Looks at Fishing Industry, p. 10.
  • CZM Appoints New Cape Cod Coordinator, p. 10.
  • Buzzards Bay Program Adds Staff, p. 10.
  • Governor Names Environmental Heroes, p. 11.
  • CZM North Shore Office Moves, p. 11.
  • House Bill 4030, the Reauthorization of the Coastal Zone Management Act Introduced, p. 12.

June 1990

  • Massachusetts First to Issue National Estuary Program Plan, p. 1.
  • Recommendations for One Buzzards Bay Action Plan on Septic Systems Reaches State Level, p. 2.
  • CZMA Reauthorization Debated, p. 3.
  • State Regulations Revised on Procurement Procedures, p. 3.
  • CZM Wins National Environmental Council Award, p. 3.
  • Gulf of Maine Council Established, p. 3.
  • Hull High School Adopts Environmental Theme, p. 3.
  • Ship Cited for Illegal Dumping, p. 3.
  • Red Tide Closes Eastern Massachusetts Shellfish Beds, p. 4.
  • Cruise Ship Grounds in Buzzards Bay, p. 4.
  • CZM Adds Harbor Planning Specialist, p. 6.
  • Hurricane Season Approaches, p. 6.
  • Naming Hurricanes, p. 6.
  • Land Bank Preserves Gay Head View, p. 7.

July/August 1990

  • EOEA/CZM Release Draft Harbor Planning Regulations, p. 1.
  • Chapter 91 Regulations Released for Legislative Review, p. 2.
  • Orleans Wins National Award, p. 3.
  • CZMA Reauthorization Moves Slowly in Senate, p. 3.
  • CZM Cape Cod Regional Office Moves, p. 3.
  • Recreational Waters Bill Approved by House Oceanography Subcommittee, p. 3.
  • House and Senate Adopt Requirements for Double Hulls, p. 4.
  • Environmental Secretary Signs Coastal Pledge, p. 4.
  • Environmental Education for Judges, p. 4.
  • Marinas, Shellfish Buffer Zones Debated, p. 4.
  • Lobster Hatchery Rebuilding on Martha's Vineyard Begins, p. 5.
  • MARPOL Dumping Information Signs Required for Large Boats, p. 5.
  • The Big Dig: Where to Put the Dirt, p. 6.
  • Preparations for COASTSWEEP 1990, p. 6.

September/November 1990

  • Federal CZM Reauthorized for 5 Years, p. 1.
  • Congress Passes Coastal Bills, p. 2
  • Congress Expands Barrier Resources System, p. 2.
  • Two Marine Centers Planned for New England, p. 2.
  • Wetlands Protection Stressed in Legislation, p. 3.
  • Congress Approves National Environmental Education Act, p. 3.
  • Federal Budget Increases CZM Funding, p. 3.
  • CZM and EPA Sign Mass Bays Agreement, p. 3.
  • Gould Named Mass Bays Program Manager, p. 3.
  • Mass Bays Action Grants Awarded, p. 4.
  • Gloucester Wetlands Ordinance Establishes New "Resource Area" Around ACECs, p. 5.
  • Salem Sound 2000 Stresses Inter-Community Cooperation, p. 5.
  • Director Hired for Buzzards Bay Advisory Committee, p. 5.
  • Disposal of Dredged Material in Cape Cod Bay, p. 5.
  • Another COASTSWEEP Success, p. 6.
  • Spectacle Island Update, p. 6.

December 1990

  • 1990 Review: A Year for the Coast, p. 1.
  • Massachusetts Environmental Trust Announces Grant Program, p. 2.
  • EOEA Showcases New Print Ad Campaign, TV Ads Win Award, p. 3.
  • Six Coastal Communities Picked for Wetlands Mapping, p. 3.
  • Coastal Barrier Resource System Adds 18 Massachusetts Units, p. 4.
  • Groundfish Resource Threatened, p. 6.
  • Southeast Regional Coordinator Appointed to CZM Staff, p. 7.
  • The Coalition for Buzzards Bay Releases State of the Bay Report, p. 7.