REVERE (CBS) – When a 25-foot dead whale washed up on Revere Beach in September, the city agreed to bury the whale on the beach. Now, it’s not so sure.
At a meeting Wednesday night, residents said they are concerned about the smell and the impact on the beach.READ MORE: Lauren Astley's Father Works With Wayland Students To Raise Awareness About Teen Dating Violence
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Going forward, the city decided that if any large mammals like a whale wash up on the beach, Revere will not give the state’s Department of Conservation and Recreation permission to bury those animals.MORE NEWS: I-Team: Correction Officers Suspended After Vaccine Exemptions Were Rescinded
State Rep. RoseLee Vincent was at a meeting about the issue Wednesday night and said she is filing legislation to prevent large mammals being buried at Massachusetts beaches.