Caitlin Peale Sloan

Vice President, CLF Massachusetts CLF Massachusetts @cpealesloan

Caitlin Peale Sloan is a Senior Attorney and the Vice President of CLF Massachusetts. Caitlin’s portfolio of advocacy work is housed in CLF’s Clean Energy & Climate Change and Clean Air & Water programs. In the Clean Energy & Climate Change program, Caitlin leads the Advance Clean Power team advocating for renewable energy and long term climate policy and serves on the Executive Committee of the RENEW Northeast Board of Directors. In the Clean Air & Water program, Caitlin litigates cases against polluters to enforce the federal Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act. Caitlin is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and holds a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and a B.A. in Government from Colby College.


Recent Posts

Massachusetts Makes History on Climate and Environmental Justice
Massachusetts is already experiencing the effects of climate change. Heavier rainstorms that flood neighborhoods and city streets, increased heat that makes the Commonwealth attractive to illness-carrying ticks and mosquitos, and sea level rise that batters coastal homes and can send them sliding into the ocean. While some areas are insulated by generational wealth, many neighborhoods…
Four Things Massachusetts Must Include in Its Clean Energy and Climate Plan for 2030
Massachusetts has a reputation as a climate leader. We passed one of the first climate laws in the nation and consistently rank high on energy efficiency. But we can’t rest on those laurels. That landmark climate law needs an update. Our energy efficiency programs fail to reach low-income and communities of color. And we’re also…
Governor Baker Rejects Climate and Justice Legislation
Last week, Massachusetts legislators overwhelmingly passed critical climate and justice legislation. This bill pushes the Commonwealth to follow the latest science and meet its climate goals while also putting us on a path to a more equitable future. Another benefit of this legislation? Potentially kicking off a justice-oriented recovery from COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Despite all…
Here’s How to Break New England’s Addiction to Dirty Gas
When it came time to update my home’s heating system from an old oil-burning furnace, I knew gas couldn’t be an option. To solve climate change and improve public health, we need to move away from using dirty fuels like fracked gas to heat and power our homes. So, my husband and I looked into…
We Can’t Let Offshore Wind Stall Out in New England
Update: Mayflower Wind has just been announced as the winner of the second Massachusetts offshore wind bidding process. Like Vineyard Wind’s project, it would provide roughly 800 megawatts of power to families and businesses across New England. Now, Mayflower Wind and the offshore wind selection committee will negotiate the final contract and move forward with…

 

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