• Officials from environmental organizations and MIT recently gathered on the banks of the Charles River to mark progress by the Clean Charles 2005 Coalition toward a swimmable and fishable river within five years. Speakers included Mindy S. Lubber (at podium), regional administrator at the EPA's New England office; Paul Parravano (second from left), co-director of MIT's Office Of Government and Community Relations; and Bob Zimmerman (third from left), exeutive director of the Charles River Watershed Association. Coalition member MIT has donated a boat to help with water sampling, and Dan Delisi, a graduate student in urban studies and planning, has been working with the EPA to design a stormwater-management ideas competition.

    Officials from environmental organizations and MIT recently gathered on the banks of the Charles River to mark progress by the Clean Charles 2005 Coalition toward a swimmable and fishable river within five years. Speakers included Mindy S. Lubber (at podium), regional administrator at the EPA's New England office; Paul Parravano (second from left), co-director of MIT's Office Of Government and Community Relations; and Bob Zimmerman (third from left), exeutive director of the Charles River Watershed Association. Coalition member MIT has donated a boat to help with water sampling, and Dan Delisi, a graduate student in urban studies and planning, has been working with the EPA to design a stormwater-management ideas competition.

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  • Institute Professor Mario Molina gives the keynote address at

    Institute Professor Mario Molina gives the keynote address at "Environment and Development in an Unequal World," an April 13 event that included a book release for Green Politics: Global Environmental Negotiations by the Center for Science and Environment in New Delhi, and a panel discussion with scientists from MIT and India. The event was sponsored by Sangam, PAKSMIT (the Pakistani Students Society at MIT), the Social Justice Cooperative, SAVE (Share a Vital Earth), AID-Boston, the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science's Mexico City Project and Boston University's Center for Energy and Environment Studies.

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Environment events

Officials from environmental organizations and MIT recently gathered on the banks of the Charles River to mark progress by the Clean Charles 2005 Coalition toward a swimmable and fishable river within five years. Speakers included Mindy S. Lubber (at podium), regional administrator at the EPA's New England office; Paul Parravano (second from left), co-director of MIT's Office Of Government and Community Relations; and Bob Zimmerman (third from left), exeutive director of the Charles River Watershed Association. Coalition member MIT has donated a boat to help with water sampling, and Dan Delisi, a graduate student in urban studies and planning, has been working with the EPA to design a stormwater-management ideas competition.


A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on April 26, 2000.


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