Boston Harbor got its big cleanup years ago, but the waters of Cape Cod are becoming more polluted. The pollution — a result of excess nitrogen from outdated septic systems — is killing fish and other wildlife and mucking up pristine swimming areas.
We examine a new lawsuit that accuses the EPA of not doing its job. And we and explain why cleaning up the problem will cost Cape residents a lot of money.
- Katie Zezima, New York Times contributor
- Cynthia Liebman, attorney for the Conservation Law Foundation, which brought the suit
- Paul Niedzweicki, executive director of the Cape Cod Commission, the regional planning group and a defendant in the suit
This program aired on August 26, 2010.