When considering environmental health, we tend to think about what we can see (like pollution), smell (like car exhaust), and feel (like heat waves). But what about what we can hear?Read more
The City of Boston is serious about air quality. Maintaining a healthy environment and a healthy populace requires a commitment from everyone - from simple daily things we can all do, to a major diesel overhaul at the Conley Container Terminal.Read more
Last week, Mayor Martin J. Walsh signed “An Ordinance to Protect Air Quality throughout the City of Boston by Reducing Fuel Emissions," to help reduce harmful emissions from diesel vehicles and idling. For a better understanding of the Ordinance, we’ve sat down with Carl Spector, Director of Climate and Environmental Planning here at the City of Boston to learn more...Read more
His speech touched upon a number of challenges the city is facing, from education to public safety to development. The Mayor spoke extensively on Boston’s growing economy and population and what that means for the future of Boston.
“To build a truly thriving, healthy, and innovative Boston—growth by itself isn’t good enough,” said Mayor Walsh. “Our duty at this moment is to make sure our city doesn’t just grow bigger, it grows better.”