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Transit-Oriented Development at Risk: TOD Minus the “T”?
by Aviva Rothman-Shore

The triple bottom line has become both a catch phrase and, increasingly, a realistic goal for everyone from investors to activists and urban developers. But in Massachusetts, aging MBTA trains and infrastructure coupled with proposed fare hikes and service cuts stand in the way of achieving the triple-bottom-line promise of Transit-Oriented Development (TOD). TOD projects…

The Annoyance of Energy Independence
by Jo Anne Shatkin

Sleep is a wonderful thing, and it’s necessary for good health. As someone who doesn’t always get enough, I understand people’s concern that wind turbines are disturbing their sleep, or if built, will. Yet the report this week from the state’s expert review on the science did not find sufficient scientific evidence that wind turbine noise impacts are loud enough or have the right characteristics to physically disturb people’s sleep.

EIA heads for the wilds of Worcester
by Liz Carver

On Saturday, July 16, the Environmental Insurance Agency (EIA) joined about 200 adults and children for a free day of guided walks, raptor demonstrations, and wildlife crafts at Mass Audubon’s Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester, MA.

Conservation Matters Spring 2011: State of the Region

Fisheries Management: Building healthier fish populations and thriving coastal communities… Nutrient Pollution: Restoring New England’s waters to health… Public Transportation: Accelerating toward better transportation… Coal-free New England: Making way for the region’s clean energy future… CLF Ventures: Work in the Public Sector