Looking at efforts to combat climate change in Boston, and beyond

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Did you know the distance between Boston, Mass. and Atlanta, Georgia is roughly 1,100 miles? If you ask EPA administrators David Cash and Daniel Blackman, that distance might as well be zero.

That's because when it comes to fighting climate change and protecting the environment, they argue it's just as much about regional efforts, as it is local ones. David Cash, EPA administrator for Region 1, New England  and Daniel Blackman, EPA administrator for Region 4, which represents southern states like North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and Kentucky, join us.

Plus, a look at how WBUR's The Common is covering Earth Week.

This segment aired on April 19, 2023.

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Amanda Beland is a producer and director for Radio Boston. She also reports for the WBUR newsroom.


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Darryl C. Murphy is the host of WBUR's daily news and culture podcast, "The Common."



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