Rethink governance of the East Boston waterfront

Current state oversight is blocking housing, climate improvements

THERE’S A NEW KIND of “tragedy of the commons” occurring on the shores of East Boston. It pits fear of luxury condo development against public access and climate resiliency measures. And it includes state governance relics that are unable—or unwilling—to meet the needs of the present. The “tragedy of the commons,” coined by ecologist Garret(...)

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