Heather Miller

Staff Attorney CLF Massachusetts

Heather Miller is a Staff Attorney for CLF Massachusetts, where she works in the Clean Water & Healthy Forests program with a focus on Clean Water Act enforcement. Heather joined CLF after spending three years as an associate attorney with the Southern Environmental Law Center in Charleston, South Carolina, where her work focused on protecting South Carolina’s rivers and wetlands. Prior to that, Heather was a legal fellow with Defenders of Wildlife in Washington, D.C.

Heather holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.S. in Political Science from Clemson University. During law school, she was a student attorney with the environmental section of Georgetown Law’s Institute for Public Representation. In her free time, Heather enjoys yoga and hiking with her dog.

Recent Posts

Everett’s Gateway Center Fails the Public and Violates State Law
The people of Everett deserve better. Nearly 20 years ago, DDR Gateway LLC (DDR) promised to provide greater public access to that city’s waterfront in exchange for a State license to build its Gateway Center shopping complex. The developer committed to creating a 23.5-acre riverside park, along with bike paths and other amenities that would…
Deadline Looms for Decision on Expansion of Dangerous Landfill in Saugus
As we close out a month in which the Massachusetts coast was hit with three nor’easters – and narrowly missed a fourth – Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is still considering whether to allow Wheelabrator to continue dumping huge quantities of ash from its trash incinerator into its adjacent landfill in Saugus. The Agency’s…
Massachusetts Town Moves to Stop Unrestricted Landfill Expansions
Saugus Town Meeting members have sent a clear message to companies with facilities that pose a danger to public health and­ the environment: there must be reasonable limits. Last week, Town Meeting voted to approve amendments to Saugus’s zoning by-laws that limit the height of all landfills within the town to 50 feet. In addition…


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