Nashua River, MA, May Become “Wild & Scenic”

Nashua River, MA, May Become “Wild & Scenic”
Nashua River photo/Nashoba Conservation Trust

Lowell Sun: Rep. Niki Tsongas was joined Monday by local conservation organizations at the offices of the Nashua River Watershed Association in Groton to announce and celebrate the passage and signing of the Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Study Act.

Congresswoman Tsongas authored and introduced the legislation and shepherded the bill through the legislative process, securing support from the Republican leadership to ensure its passage. The bill was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate in December and signed into law by President Obama.

Read more about the Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Study Act.