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

Maine Makes Progress on Climate, Energy, Toxins, and More
Let’s hear it for the state of Maine! After eight years of stagnation and outright animosity on environmental and energy issues, Mainers sent a strong message last November, electing a new governor and legislators who promised to protect natural resources, combat the climate crisis, and invest in renewable energy. And in their first legislative session,…
Maine Looks to Strong Solar Policy and Renewable Energy Growth
On a sunny day in Augusta earlier this spring, Governor Janet Mills signed into law a bill that will move Maine forward on solar energy – LD 91. The new law does away with a regressive rule put into place under the LePage administration that CLF challenged in court, and resurrects net metering policy, which…
Maine Governor Janet Mills Walks the Walk on Climate Change
Maine just took a big step forward on climate. Last week, Governor Janet Mills announced a bill that could make significant progress toward addressing our climate crisis by drastically reducing climate-damaging emissions while growing our state’s economy. The bill sets mandatory targets for cutting our state’s carbon emissions, establishes a plan to get us there,…
Maine Is (Finally) Poised to Act on Climate Change
As the Trump administration scorns its responsibility to tackle climate change, it becomes ever more critical for state and local governments to step up. And Maine is poised to do just that. With Governor Janet Mills now at the helm and the Legislature considering a variety of promising bills, this year holds exciting potential for…
New England Needs to Hit the Accelerator on Electric Vehicles
2018 was a year of milestones for electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States. In October, the country’s one-millionth EV hit the road. Sales for the year soared 80% higher than in 2017 and continue to rise, with December recording the highest sales to date. It’s fantastic to see Americans embracing electric vehicles and moving…


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