CLF forges lasting solutions for the region’s most critical environmental challenges.
Thanks to CLF’s relentless advocacy – in courtrooms, in statehouses, and in boardrooms from New England to D.C. – today Boston Harbor is the pride of the city, Georges Bank is free from oil and gas rigs, Lake Champlain’s polluted waters are getting cleaner, and New England’s remaining obsolete coal plants are on the verge of shutting down for good.
But we don’t just shut down polluters. We create comprehensive long-term solutions to environmental challenges. CLF is a critical mover in building a new energy infrastructure, restoring the health of our oceans, countering climate change, and safeguarding the health, quality of life, and economic prosperity of our families and neighbors for generations to come.
A healthy, thriving New England – for generations to come.
CLF protects New England’s environment for the benefit of all people. We use the law, science and the market to create solutions that preserve our natural resources, build healthy communities, and sustain a vibrant economy.
- Passion: we care deeply about keeping the environment healthy and thriving for all
- Courage: we take bold stances and we don’t give up
- Creativity: we find a way to “get to yes”
- Excellence: we earn respect from others through high standards for ourselves
- Integrity: we do the right thing
- Inclusiveness: we believe we are all in this together
CLF and You
We rely on people like you to support our work – and we’re committed to putting your money to work where it matters most: supporting our advocacy across New England and making our region a cleaner, healthier place to live, work, and play for generations to come.
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We fight for clean air, clean water, and clean energy not for their own sake, but because of the very real impact that polluted air and water – and our rapidly changing climate – have on the lives of our friends and neighbors today, and those of our children and grandchildren tomorrow. Rhetoric alone isn’t enough when it comes to solving New England’s biggest environmental challenges. Solutions are what matter for the children playing in the shadow of a coal-fired power plant, the family living downstream from a scrap yard, or the farmer worrying about a gas pipeline through his fields.
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