Cape Cod has a problem with nitrogen pollution of its embayments and waterways. The solution that Massachusetts began to implement on July 7 may offer some lessons for Pennsylvania practitioners. That is because the Cape Cod problem is a specific instance of a more general environmental issue: the nitrogen in surface waters does not come from a few very large polluters, but instead from distributed on-lot sewage systems on individual properties not one of which is a big deal.
Continue reading the full article, published by The Legal Intelligencer Aug. 10, 2023. Reprinted with permission.