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 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…
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,…


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