Taunton River Coalition Advocacy Priorities
The Advocacy Subcommittee of the Taunton River Coalition has adopted six priority areas for action:
State and federal legislation
Implementation of Taunton River Wild and Scenic designation
Municipal planning and land use regulation
Review of impacts from new and existing projects
Learn more about these issues
Policy Positions and Public Comments
Mass Audubon's Taunton Watershed Advocate works at the River Center at the Boyden Refuge in Taunton:
Watershed Advocate: Priscilla Chapman
River Center Office: (508) 828-1104
Postal: c/o TRWA,
PO Box 1116,
Taunton, MA 02780
Throughout the years, these are the critical issues which we continue to follow.
Clean Water Act
TRWA and members of the Taunton River Coalition are engaged in the following public issues.
The South Coast Rail proposal
The new LNG offshore terminal proposal
Local Dam Removal
Brockton Water Supply
The City of Brockton has had a long history of water supply problems.
In an effort to understand the situation's history and more recent attempts to solve it, see our fact sheet and frequently asked questions.