"Helen Humphreys" is a Canadian poet and novelist.

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We need a slow, soaking rain or a series of slow, soaking rains.

A memorandum of understanding is currently being developed between DEP and federal land managers that will be relevant to the points in this agreement.

Our concern is that this is spring, and typically ground water and streams are recharged during the spring. Moreover, not only is precipitation down, but vegetation, which is coming out of its dormant state, will be drawing on the ground water.

The department has spent more than $300,000 since 2004 maintaining the site and treating the discharge.

If you live near a crematorium, you should not see any smoke emissions. If you see any emissions, you should call the Department of Environmental Protection.

Instead of letting the hose run when you wash your car, fill a bucket. Don't squirt down your sidewalk, sweep it. When you're brushing your teeth, turn off the water. These are all easy things everybody can do to help.

Any time residents in an area have questions about an issue, we're happy to meet with them.