Emily Green

Senior Attorney CLF Maine

Emily K. Green is a Senior Attorney for CLF Maine. In this role, she focuses on issues including climate change, clean energy, and ocean conservation.

Prior to joining CLF, Emily provided comprehensive legal services to Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection as an Assistant Attorney General. Emily earned her J.D. from Cornell Law School and her undergraduate degree from New York University. She is admitted to practice in Maine and Massachusetts, the United States Courts of Appeals for the First and District of Columbia Circuits, and before the United States District Courts for the District of Maine, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia. Outside of work, Emily spends her time in the mountains and on the seacoast. If she has to be inside, you’ll find her hosting a party, listening to live music, or crafting.


Recent Posts

Giving Native River Herring a Second Chance
They say that robins are harbingers of spring, but up in Maine, river herring – the collective term for alewives and blueback herring – are the true signs of the changing season. They spend the majority of their lives in the ocean, but come spring, they battle their way upriver to spawn in the freshwaters…
Update: How to Track Right Whales from the Comfort of Your Home
North Atlantic right whales are on the brink of extinction. So few remain on the planet that your chances of spotting one of these unique creatures in the wild are sadly slim. But thanks to technology, you can spot New England’s native whales from your couch as they continue their migration north. While we’re all…
UPDATE: Fighting for Successful Clean Car Standards
UPDATE: In the midst of a global pandemic, the Trump administration has taken the final steps to roll-back Obama-era rules that clean up our air and lower the carbon pollution from cars and trucks – often hailed as the federal government’s most important effort to tackle the climate crisis. Given that the communities that have…
New Englanders Hit the Road for Drive Electric Week
It’s that time of year again—National Drive Electric Week! Every year, people across the nation celebrate the benefits of electric vehicles and showcase their cars during events throughout the country. From not shelling out money at the gas pump to not spewing pollution as you get from point A to point B, there’s a lot…
Maine Must Do the Right Thing for Right Whales
There have been eight sobering North Atlantic right whale deaths this summer. We’re well past the time for action to prevent more needless deaths. With barely 400 right whales remaining on Earth, every loss threatens an entire species key to New England’s ocean health. Humans pose the biggest threat to right whales’ survival, and it’s…

 

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