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Boston (Mass.). Environment Department


Historical note

The Environment Department was created under Section 1-10 of Chapter 624 of the Acts of 1982 to coordinate the varied and related concerns of six separate commissions. The Air Pollution Control Commission, Back Bay Architectural Commission, Beacon Hill Architectural Commission, Boston Art Commission, Boston Conservation Commission, and Boston Landmarks Commission all retain their autonomy within their area of statutory responsibility. The Department is designed to bring about more efficient use of each commission’s staff resources.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Environment Department publications

Identifier: 5200.001
Scope and Contents

Includes "Charles to Charles", a report on the need to preserve open space along the Charles river, 1972; and three successive publications for 1995, 1996, and 1997 entitled "Environmental Blueprint" outlining an environmental plan and action agenda for the City of Boston.

Dates: 1972, 1995-1997

Reports on the potential designation as a landmark, 1980-1990

Scope and Contents From the Series:

Includes publications and reports of the Boston Landmarks Commission on the potential designation as a landmark and other topics.

Dates: 1980-1990