Heather Govern

Vice President and Director, Clean Air and Water CLF Massachusetts

Heather Govern is the Vice President and Director of CLF’s Clean Air and Water Program. Previously, Heather worked as a staff attorney with the National Environmental Law Center, where she litigated against large corporations in violation of the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act.

Heather holds a J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, a Master in Environmental Law and Policy Center from Vermont Law School, and a B.A. from Amherst College. When not at work (or biking to and from work), Heather plays soccer, snowboards, and can be found running amok in the South End with her partner, two sons, and shelter dog, Norris. Heather is also actively engaged in her neighborhood association as a member of Friends of Blackstone and Franklin Squares and regularly teaches ESL classes at Rosie’s Place in Boston.

Recent Posts

Pruitt on the Clean Water Attack
Once again, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the Trump administration are taking aim at one of our most vital and effective environmental laws. On February 20, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a public notice asking for comments on the Clean Water Act’s coverage of pollution that enters our nation’s lakes, rivers, and oceans via…


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