Air pollution and hazardous wastes
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Development and environmental issues that affect the Alewife region of North Cambridge, including W.R. Grace.
Political Waters: The Long, Dirty, Contentious, Incredibly Expensive, but Eventually Triumphant Hist
Sewage management is rarely as compelling and exciting as higher profile environmental issues such as global climate change, preserving endangered species, or protecting tropical rainforests. But it can be, as Eric Jay Dolin shows in this engaging narrative account. Boston' struggle to deal with its sewage is an epic story of failure and success, replete with colorful characters, political, bureaucratic, and legal twists and turns, engineering feats, and massive amounts of money. In the end, success hinged on the often overlooked yet monumentally important act of responsibly disposing of the waste people produce every day.
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