The massive ships burn the dirtiest type of fuel, even when they’re sitting in port. One solution to avoid pollution in port is to have ships plug into shore power when they are docked.
Exxon Mobil Corp. was found liable Tuesday in a long-running lawsuit over groundwater contamination caused by the gasoline additive MTBE, and the jury ordered the oil giant to pay $236 million to New Hampshire to clean it up.
Some people have already been moved out by the Environmental Protection Agency and others are worried they will never be able to sell their houses.
There is a pretty simple law on the books in Massachusetts which says most vehicles cannot idle for more than five minutes.
As clean as the harbor is now, the problems aren’t completely fixed. A viewer’s husband digs clams on the harbor’s shores, and is curious about recent closures.
Electrofishing is part of a state project to re-introduce the fish called the American Shad into the Charles River.
We have to get our cars inspected every year, but what about trucks? Kate from Concord declared her curiosity to WBZ: “I can’t tell you how many times…