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Kate England, Northeastern graduate, named Boston’s first director of green infrastructure

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Northeastern University graduate Kate England is making environmental history as the city of Boston’s first director of green infrastructure. The appointment announced recently by Boston Mayor Michelle Wu will give England a leading role in building and maintaining ecologically friendly and sustainable approaches to stormwater diversion and to the eradication of urban “heat islands” that are more prevalent in low-income neighborhoods.

“Green infrastructure goes hand in hand with climate resilience,” says England, who graduated from Northeastern in 2008 with a double major in political science and international affairs.

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