Other ACES Projects

In addition to the creation of Charlotte’s Garden and technical review, advocacy, and raising public awareness of the federal WR Grace Superfund Site, ACES was involved in many other environmental activities, including the following:

  • Caouette-Simeone Land Purchase, Non-binding Resolution – passed overwhelmingly at Acton Special Town Meeting, October 2010, to protect public health and safety at this Town acquired property
  • Protecting Groundwater Quality – Presentation at Green Acton Water Forum, May 2010
    • Groundwater quality factors
    • Water-related website links
  • Town of Acton Unwanted Medication & Sharps Collection: assisted in planning, publicity, and volunteer staffing at May 2010 and volunteer staffing at September 2010 & ongoing collections at Household Hazardous Waste Day
  • Environmental review and comment submittal —
    • DEP filings
      • Acton Water District’s ENF for Assabet 3 and Water Treatment Plant;
      • Life Care Center of Acton‘s Groundwater Discharge Permit;
      • Quail Ridge Country Club
        • Water Management Act Application
          • Water withdrawal
          • Integrated Pest Management Plan
        • DEIR/FEIR & project change
      • Acton Comprehensive Water Resources Management Plan
        • Comments on (Indirect Potable Reuse (IPR)
    • New State Regulations/Planning documents:
      • Wastewater Reuse
      • Solid Waste Master Plan
  • Technical Oversight & Public Awareness of Acton sites under state jurisdiction:
    • BOC Gases Public Involvement Process; (site now owned by Linde, Inc.)
    • Agway/Kress Site
    • WR Grace Daramic Plant Site
  • Intel Grant – Aquifer Recharge Project at The Discovery Museums
  • Private Well Regulation Review
  • Membership on Acton Town Committees
    • WRAC – Water Resources Advisory Committee
    • Environmental Standards for Fill Committee (advisory to Board of Health)
    • CWRMP-CAC: Comprehensive Water Resources Management Plan–Community Advisory Committee
    • Life After NESWC Committee (Northeast Solid Waste Consortium)
  • Educational Symposia 2000-2001
    • Green Buildings
    • Solid Waste
    • Wastewater
  • Other
    • Acton Earth Day
    • Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow

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