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. Heather also teaches Natural Resources Law as an adjunct professor at the Northeastern University School of Law. 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, a Master in Environmental Law and Policy 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 and two sons.

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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