Conservation Law Foundation forges lasting solutions to environmental challenges for the people of New England.

For 50 years, CLF has taken on powerful opponents who would pollute our air and water and squander our resources. Our deep local knowledge, legal acumen, and policy expertise make CLF a prime mover in building our clean energy future, countering climate change, and safeguarding our communities. We never give up and go home because we are home.

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Since 1966, CLF has been at the vanguard of the legal and policy battles over New England’s most pressing environmental issues.

The dirtiest harbor in America? Cleaned up. Oil and gas drilling on Georges Bank? Blocked. A four-lane highway through Franconia Notch? Stopped. A destructive dam on the Penobscot River? Defeated. Big coal in Massachusetts? Shutting down. Polluted water choking waters in Vermont and Rhode Island? Getting cleaned up for the benefit of all. And that’s the short list.

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