Coastlines Newsletters for 1994

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Below are the tables of contents for these issues of Coastlines. For these newsletter editions, printed copies are available on request. If you are interested in receiving a specific issue, send your request to (please be sure to state the name and complete date of the publication).

January/February 1994

  • February Release of Barrier Beach Guidelines Planned, p. 1.
  • State-Wide Water Quality Assessments and On-Going Title 5 Revisions, p. 2.
  • Public Access and Efforts of the Barrier Beach Task Force, p. 2.
  • Harbor Planning Regulations and Program: A Short History and the New Program, p. A.
  • Harbor Planning Program: The Dartmouth Mobile Pump Out, p. B.
  • Harbor Planning Program: The Weymouth Example, p. B.
  • Harbor Planning Program: The Newburyport Example, p. C.
  • Harbor Planning Program: The Nantucket Example, p. C.
  • Essential Components of Harbor Planning, p. C.
  • Developing a Work Program for a Vision-Based Comprehensive Harbor Plan, p. D.
  • Harbor Planning: The Example of the Fore River Shipyard, p. D.
  • Water Use Classification in Nantucket Harbor, p. D.
  • CZM's Judith Pederson Receives Award from Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, p. 3.
  • Marine Debris Program Initiated in Provincetown, p. 3.
  • EOEA Interagency "Summit" on ACECs, p. 3.
  • Urban Self-Help and Self-Help Programs Are Resurrected, p. 3.
  • Fish and Wildlife Fact Sheets Produced by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, p. 3.
  • DEP's Wetlands Mapping Program Continues, p. 3.
  • Mapping of Submerged Rooted Vascular Plants Begins, p. 3.
  • Mass Bays Action Grants Available, p. 4.
  • State Limits Use of Phosphates, p. 4.

May/June 1994

  • Memorandum of Agreement Signed to Establish the Weir River (ACEC) Park, p. 1.
  • Summary of Provisions for Proposed Clean Water Rules, p. 1.
  • Examples of Pollution from Failing Cesspools and Septic Systems, p. 2.
  • Summary and Comparison of Major Revisions to Proposed Clean Water Rules, p. 3.
  • Modifications to State Regulations Affecting Designated Port Areas, p. 4.

July/August 1994

  • Resolution Signed to Restore Massachusetts Wetlands, p. 1.
  • Waquoit Bay, Massachusetts' Newest No Discharge Area, p. 2.
  • Whale Watching "Do's and Don'ts," p. 2.
  • What Are Pump Outs and Why Should We Use Them? p. A.
  • Clean Vessel Act Pump Out Grant Awards, p. A.
  • Updated List of Available Pump Out Facilities in the State, p. B.
  • Recipients of Pump Out Grants in Massachusetts, p. B.
  • Bay Action Grants Awarded, p. 3.
  • Governor Weld Signs Order Requiring State Agencies to Purchase Underutilized Fish Species, p. 3.
  • Gloucester Marina's Unique Oil Recycling Effort, p. 3.
  • Mooring Tips for Storm Safety, p. 3.
  • Court Limits Shellfish Aquaculture Rights, p. 4.
  • Q & A Brochure on Barrier Beach Management Available, p. 4.
  • News from the Nonpoint Source Program, p. 4.
  • New Public Outreach Coordinator at CZM, Anne Donovan, p. 4.
  • Study Planned for Shoreline Change Mapping and Statistical Analysis, p. 4.

September/October 1994

  • Governor Launches State Seaport Commission, p. 1.
  • National Committee Releases Flood Management Recommendations, p. 1.
  • Gulf of Maine Council Presents Visionary Awards, p. 2.
  • Secretary Coxe Signs Chatham Comprehensive Management Plan, p. 2.
  • State Coastal Wetlands Protection Regulations Upheld in State Appeals Court, p. 2.
  • Brainstorming Session on Boston Harbor Conducted by Save the Harbor/Save the Bay, p. 3.
  • Coordinating a State Marine Monitoring Program, p. 3.
  • 13,000 Acres of Open Space Protected in 1994, p. 4.
  • Betterment Bill for Improved Septic Systems Passes, p. 4.
  • New Commanding Officer for Coast Guard in Boston, p. 4.

November/December 1994

  • Shellfish Beds Open in Scituate and Cohasset, p. 1.
  • Falmouth Marina Recognized for Environmental Excellence, p. 2.
  • Revised Clean Water Rules Adopted—Details Provided, p. 2.
  • Summary of COASTSWEEP '94, p. 3.
  • Statistics on COASTSWEEP '93, p. 3.
  • Provincetown's Plan to Reduce Marine Debris, p. 3.
  • Neponset Estuary Nominated as an ACEC, p. 4.
  • New Designated Port Area Regulations Promulgated, p. 4.
  • News From Coastal Nonpoint Source Program, p. 4.
  • Workshop Held by Massachusetts Marine Monitoring Program, p. 4.
  • New Faces at CZM, p. 4.
  • New Coastal Watershed Map Available, p. 4.


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