Caitlin Peale Sloan

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Polluted Runoff Threatens Charles River
by Caitlin Peale Sloan

The next time it rains, take a close look at puddles in a parking lot. You’ll likely see an unsettling rainbow shimmer of oil. That oil doesn’t stay put in those puddles. Instead, the rain pushes it over the asphalt and into the nearest body of water, gathering other pollutants as it goes. The Charles…

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FERC Should Stay Its Review of the Kinder Morgan Pipeline
by Caitlin Peale Sloan

On Friday, October 16, Conservation Law Foundation submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) concerning its environmental review of Kinder Morgan/Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company’s Northeast Energy Direct Project. This project would build a large new natural gas pipeline across Western Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire, joining Kinder Morgan’s existing pipeline system in Dracut,…