March 9, 2022, 6-7:30 pm
Barbara Moran, correspondent for WBUR’s environmental team, moderates a panel discussion exploring sea level rise and its implications for coastal areas, including cities like Boston.
To register and for information about the panelists:
Responding to the new
Abel is a Boston Globe reporter, where he covers the environment. He was part of the Globe’s team that won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News.
Members of the public are invited to learn more about the assessment on Tues., Feb. 15 from 6-7 PM.
[Note: Arlington's Alewife Brook is a low-lying part of the Mystic River watershed.]
The webinar will be in English with Spanish translation and other languages upon advance request through the registration.
Excellent presentations on building electrification and getting to Net Zero, including: (1) Arlington's Home Rule Petition (H.3570, Rep. Sean Garballey; Sen. Cindy Friedman) for authority to require fossil fuel-free new buildings and major rehabs and (2) legislation for a local option for all-electric buildings (S.1333/H.2167). Testimony from State legislators, municipal leaders and other experts.
On December 30, 2021, the Massachusetts Water Resource Authority (MWRA) published its anticipated
What the MWRA Final CSO Performance Assessment Report Doesn’t Say:
Based on modeling, rather than real data, the report claims that there were a total of 6.26 million gallons of CSO discharge in the Alewife Brook in 2021.5 The reality is that in 2021 there was a total of 50 million gallons of sewage water discharge into the Alewife Brook. The true data is eight times worse than the MWRA’s modeled data. The MWRA’s CSO report is off by 43 million gallons!
Read more here: