Emily Green

Staff Attorney CLF Maine

Emily Green is a Staff Attorney for CLF Maine. In this role, she focuses on issues including climate change, clean energy, clean water, and oceans.

Prior to joining CLF, Emily provided comprehensive legal services to Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection as an Assistant Attorney General. Previously, she represented survivors of domestic violence while working for a nonprofit organization in southern Maine.

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 and before the United States District Court for the District of Maine.

Recent Posts

New Governor Could Make Maine a Climate Leader
After two terms of climate denial in the governor’s office, Maine is ready to tackle climate change. In a definitive rebuke to outgoing Governor Paul LePage’s staunchly anti-environmental, anti-renewable energy agenda, Mainers came out in huge numbers last month to elect Attorney General Janet Mills to replace him. Mills campaigned on commitments to renewable energy…
Fighting for Successful Clean Car Standards
Today, the Trump administration moved to unwind critically important rules for combatting climate change, protecting community health, and saving us all money. The Obama-era “clean car standards” were created to make our cars cleaner and more fuel-efficient. And they’re working – EPA itself has said so. Since 2011, the standards have reduced oil consumption in…
How to Track North Atlantic 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. However, thanks to technology, we can track the latest intel on New England’s native whales, including up-to-the minute sighting information. The Right Whale…
Maine’s Legislature Fails to Move State Forward on Solar
One of Governor LePage’s first official acts was to erect a sign on the New Hampshire border of the Maine Turnpike proclaiming that Maine is “OPEN FOR BUSINESS.” Unfortunately, LePage has not lived up to that promise. His most recent veto of legislation designed to undo damage to the solar industry in Maine while enhancing…


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