Caitlin Peale Sloan

Senior Attorney and Interim Director, CLF Massachusetts CLF Massachusetts @cpealesloan

Caitlin Peale Sloan is a Senior Attorney and the Interim Director 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

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…
Despite Energy Efficiency Ranking, Massachusetts Is Losing Ground
For almost a decade, Massachusetts has led the nation in energy efficiency programs. But is the Commonwealth really doing enough to save its residents’ money and fight the climate crisis, or is it resting on its laurels? Every three years, Massachusetts creates a new strategic plan to guide energy efficiency work. Over the summer, the…
Pet Deaths Underscore Need for Urgent Action on Toxic Algae
A version of this blog was previously published on June 14. In the last couple of weeks, the news has reported tragic stories of healthy dogs dying shortly after swimming in toxic algae-choked waters. These stories highlight the dangers of the algae pollution problem here in Massachusetts, where dog owners have been warned to keep…

 

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