Corporate commitment to conserving, protecting, and replenishing water in business operations and in the environment is growing. The challenge to investing in water outside the four walls of those businesses? Connecting to meaningful activities and projects in watersheds, at the local level.
It is projects like the environmental flow and restoration of Pine Tree Brook in Milton, Massachusetts, that are eligible for support through an innovative new platform designed to … [more…]
Photo: A firefighter wades through Boston floodwater earlier this year. Under a new plan, the city would allow the rising water to come in to the city, rather than fighting to keep it out. Michael Dwyer/The Associated Press
To protect itself from a devastating flood, Boston was considering building a massive sea wall, cutting north to south through nearly 4 miles of Boston Harbor, taking $11 billion and at least … [more…]
BOSTON – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a major step forward for Massachusetts’ water quality with improved stormwater management requirements as well as an array of training and implementation tools to assist municipalities with implementation.
The new permit (which EPA issued in 2016 but has not yet taken effect) will update stormwater management efforts across the state’s urbanized areas that will better protect rivers, streams, ponds, lakes, and
More than one dozen U.S. cities have banded together to post deleted climate data and research from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) website that was notoriously scrubbed by the Trump administration. In May, Chicago became the first city to host the deleted pages, and now other mayors are following in Rahm Emanuel’s footsteps by creating their city’s own "Climate Change is Real" website.
The "Climate Change is Real" website … [more…]