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Take Action and Support H2198

Support H2198 - An Act Relative to the Protection of Wetlands and Water Resources in Chapter 40B Applications

Deadline August 31, 2021
Email Your Massachusetts State Senator, State Representatives, and Committee Members

We have provided the Bill, Fact Sheet, and two Sample Letters below.

Create your own letter of support using information from The Act and two Supportive Letters below. A pdf/docx format is included just before the relevant item so that you can open and copy the portions that you need.

The State Senator for Cape Ann is Bruce Tarr, who is also the Senate Minority Leader.  Senator Tarr is a member of the Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government that is charged with reviewing this legislation. Please include him on emails in support of H2198. Ann-Margaret Ferrante & Brad Hill are the State Representatives for the Cape Ann communities (Gloucester, Essex, Manchester-by-the-Sea & Rockport).  Include them as well. If you do not live in the Cape Ann area, please look up your own Senator and State Representatives since this is an extremely important Bill. 

Please email your MA State Senator, State Representatives, and Joint Committee on Municipalities & Regional Government.
State Senator Bruce Tarr -
State Representative Ann-Margaret Ferrante -
State Representative Bradford Hill -
Committee -
Committee Member Senator John Cronin, Co-Chair -
Committee Member Representative Lori Ehrlich, Co-Chair -
Committee Member Speaker of the House, Rep. Ronald Mariano -

H2198 - The Act


Support Letters

Submitted Support Letter from Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions, Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition, Trustees of Reservations, Mass Audubon, Ipswich River Watershed Association

Sample Letter

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