Somerville residents confront pollution along I-93

August 10, 2021 Tyler Haughn 0

Somerville residents are fighting to address pollution in their city. Interstate 93 weaves throughout east Somerville, leaving behind a trail of air and noise pollution people living nearby must deal with. This fight against pollution is being led by Somerville resident and local advocate Ellin Reisner.

Air pollution inequality growing in Massachusetts

August 3, 2021 Tyler Haughn 0

Air pollution is distributed unevenly throughout Boston and its surrounding areas. Exposure to pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide and fine particulate matter has increased in predominantly Black and Hispanic communities while reducing in other parts of Massachusetts.