Pictured: Weymouth Compressor Station With multiple ongoing environmental fights in the state, our next governor will have major power to protect residents’ health and prosperity Amid ongoing fights over the proposed East Boston substation, a proposed Peabody gas power plant, and the Weymouth compressor station, the race to succeed Charlie Baker as governor has major […]
Poisons used by Mass municipalities are killing more than just the rats they’re targeting. In practice, their controversial tactics may actually protect the rodent population. It was a sunny Friday morning in late July of this year when Jodi Sylvester, a wildlife photographer from central Massachusetts, drove into the Boston area to check in on a pair of […]
It took decades for workers doing this dangerous job to get a living wage. But are their problems finally sorted out? For the first time ever, Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville are boosting the pay for the workers who sort their recyclables after resolving a decades-long stalemate with a regional company. Each city requires that workers […]
URI researcher Dr. Howard Ginsberg breaks down the latest reports on the northeast tick threat
Thanks to stormwater pollution, Dirty Water’s more than just a theme song. It’s a way of life.