Today's Moment
Monday, December 24, 2012
About Mass MomentsContact
Boston Ends Discharge of Sewer Sludge into Harbor





On this day in 1991, the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority ended an age-old practice of dumping sewer sludge directly into Boston Harbor. Proponents of the Boston Harbor Project celebrated this milestone in an 11-year, $3.6 billion effort to clean up the nation's dirtiest harbor. It had taken several centuries for Boston's harbor to reach its...
...more on this moment
Play this Radio Moment
Search Mass Moments
Discuss this Moment
Subscribe to eMoments
Teachers' Features
This past week's MomentsSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities

©2014 Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities. All rights reserved.