The Massachusetts Historical Society announces the second event in its 2005-2006 season of the Environmental History Seminars.
Tuesday, December 6, 2005
David Whelpley, Northeastern University
“Boston Harbor and Secondary Treatment: A Legislature History of §301 (h) of the Clean Water Act”
All seminars take place at the society, 1154 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02215, commencing at 5:15 PM and involve the discussion of a pre-circulated paper. After a statement by David Whelpley and a comment by Julia O’Brien, the floor will be open to a general discussion of the paper.
Afterwards, the Society will serve a light buffet supper. Reservations are suggested but not required to attend the seminar, but are required to attend the supper so that numbers may be given to the caterer.
The event is free and open to the public. There is a charge to subscribe to the papers for the season. To receive the papers by post, please send a check to the society at the contact information below for $25. To receive papers by a username and password which allows access to a secure page on our website where the papers may be downloaded in PDF format, please send $15. Please mark your check with the name of the seminar you are subscribing and address it to the contact information, which appears below. Please also note the society also hosts two other seminars, Early American History, and Immigration and Urban History. For information on those seminars, please note the contact information below.
In the event inclement weather seems likely, please do not hesitate to call to find out if the event is going forward or has been postponed.
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