BREWSTER — NStar’s voluntary four-year moratorium on spraying herbicides under Cape Cod’s power lines ended on Monday as herbicides were applied for the first time since 2009.
The utility received permission from the state Department of Agricultural Resources on Friday to commence the vegetation management plan which includes applying herbicides in Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Chatham, Falmouth, Harwich, Orleans, Sandwich and on Martha’s Vineyard between Nov. 12 and Dec. 24. There’s also a potential window to continuing spraying through Dec. 31.
Hey this is great, I was just driving by the power lines the other day and saying to myself, “boy, the bushes under those giant poles with wires hanging off of them, the ones making that annoying buzzing sound. Those sure are an eyesore.”
But I get it, they do have to be tamed, the vehicles do need to have access in case of emergency. I’m just racking my brain trying to figure out some other way, some more efficient way that doesn’t involve PUTTING POISON INTO THE GROUND.
If only there were some some sort of technology that could do this same task in a less harmful way, but of course there is not, so we will have to keep adding chemicals to our ground water.
But wait, this just in, we have acquired a top secret photograph that you can see has obviously been censored by NStar. If you look very closely, past the censorship, you can just make out what may be some sort of tools. It looks like it may be some sort of land clearing apparatus?
I think it may be something known as tree and landscaping equipment? I wouldn’t know, there aren’t any landscaping or tree companies here on Cape Cod. So I guess we are back to poison, unless we can locate some of these elusive “landscapers” or “arborists”. I wouldn’t even know where to begin to look.
In Related News: Falmouth’s Water Violates EPA Standards
Enterprise – The town received notification on Tuesday that its drinking water had violated drinking water standards for disinfection byproducts.
There were two violations reported, one for trihalomethane and another for haloacetic acid. Although there is no immediate risk, the town notes that some people who drink water containing these disinfection byproducts in excess of maximum contaminant levels (MCL) over many years may experience problems with their liver, kidneys or central nervous system. And there may be an increased risk of getting cancer.
No risk at all, just maybe some problems with your liver, kidneys, central nervous system and an increased cancer risk. Suck it up pussy, ooooh what do you want a band aid for your malfunctioning kidney? Grow up.Facebook: The Real Cape
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