A chemical fire in BraintreePlay
In February, some chemical waste in a tractor trailer spontaneously combusted at a Clean Harbors hazardous waste disposal center in Braintree. By the time the fire was put out, three trailers of chemical waste had burned. Today, the impacts of this incident still aren’t fully known.
WBUR Senior Climate and Environment reporter, Miriam Wasser joins The Common to walk us through this incident and what it could mean for residents of Braintree and beyond.