Greg Cunningham

Vice President & Director, Clean Energy Climate Change CLF Maine @gregclf

Greg Cunningham is a VP and Director of CLF’s Clean Energy and Climate Change program. Greg joined CLF in 2008 after 10 years at Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, where he was a shareholder and helped to develop its environmental practice group. Prior to that, Greg was a partner in a toxic tort litigation firm.

He recently served as the Chair of the Natural Resources Section of the Maine State Bar Association and co-authored the Maine Environmental Law Handbook published by Government Institutes. Additionally, he has been a state-appointed member of the Maine Indian Tribal State Commission since 2004.

Cunningham received his J.D. from Franklin Pierce Law Center, a Masters in Studies of Environmental Law from Vermont Law School and his undergraduate degree from Colby College.

Talk to me about: clean energy and climate change.


Recent Posts

New Hampshire Deals Potentially Fatal Blow to Northern Pass
The saga of Eversources’s Northern Pass transmission project took another dramatic turn this week when the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee – a major and necessary hurdle for the project – voted unanimously to reject the proposal. Barely a week before this decision by New Hampshire regulators, the contentious project had been selected as the sole…
False Claims and Desperate Measures Mark Latest Chapter with Northern Pass
As an environmental watchdog leading the charge for clean energy investments and jobs throughout New England, CLF often goes toe-to-toe with powerful utilities and energy companies. When they want to build new power plants, transmission lines, or pipelines, we force a close examination of the potential impacts – both positive and negative – of their projects. While…
Cold Snap Shows We Still Don’t Need New Gas Pipelines
New Englanders just weathered the worst cold snap that we’ve faced in 100 years, complete with a new phenomenon known as a “bombcyclone.” Now don’t be mistaken, a “bombcyclone” does not involve Armageddon, the sky falling, or even blackouts due to energy shortages. But you’d have thought so based on the news over the past…
No Looking Back: New England Leading the Way on Climate
A year after the election of Donald Trump, at least one thing is clear: New England is not buying into his nostalgia for an America we left behind a long time ago. Despite the President’s rhetoric, the end of the fossil fuel era has already begun. With the region’s last two coal plants sitting today…
New England Governors Need to Do More Than Just Talk About Climate Change
Early this week, New England’s governors and Eastern Canada’s premiers met on Prince Edward Island in an effort to collaboratively address the most important issues facing our region. As I mentioned in my last post, this meeting presented a particularly good opportunity for our regional leaders to commit to the next significant steps in our…

 

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