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

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…
EPA’s Roll Back of Clean Car Standards Will Cost Americans
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its plans to reverse the nation’s landmark clean car standards. The impacts of weakening the standards will be widespread and severe, and will include raising costs for American families and businesses on gas, while dirtying the air that we breathe and harming the health of our families and…
Governor LePage Abuses His Power in Attempt to Block Clean Energy in Maine
Governor LePage is renewing his assault on clean, renewable energy in Maine. Late last month, he issued an Executive Order that imposes a moratorium on new development of wind power in the state. The order establishes an advisory commission – to be handpicked by LePage – that will meet in secret to review the impacts…


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