Climate Change

Senior Fellows
David Bono, Esq.
by Yesenia Sotelo

David Bono, Esq. was previously Vice President of Law & General Counsel of U.S. Operations for Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners, where he was responsible for all US legal strategy, transactions, financings, litigation, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Brookfield, David was a partner at Harkins Cunningham LLP in Washington, DC, and also served as Trial…

Senior Fellows
Win Quayle, Esq.
by Yesenia Sotelo

Win Quayle comes to CLF via the Access to Justice Fellows Program, a collaboration of the Lawyers Clearinghouse and the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission. Win is also Senior Counsel at Ropes & Gray LLP, where he advises broker-dealers and other financial institutions on securities regulatory issues from time to time. Win retired as a…

News Clips
Region’s power grid is changing dramatically

“What this means for New Englanders is that there is less need than ever for new fossil fuel infrastructure (including both new natural gas pipelines and new fossil fuel power plants) as more and more lower cost renewables replace older, higher-cost fossil fuel power plants,” writes Jerry Elmer.

Press Releases
Massachusetts and Rhode Island Move Forward With Offshore Wind

“The clean, local energy generated by these projects will benefit all of New England. CLF is looking forward to working with those involved to ensure this project comes online quickly while minimizing environmental impacts for endangered right whales and other critical species.”

News Clips
Environmental group objects to zoning that allows waterfront towers

The “private benefits your decision confers on a few private developers dwarf any public benefits being provided,” wrote Heather Miller and Peter Shelley, attorneys for the group. “Critically and fatally to your decision, nowhere do you even articulate exactly how this project primarily serves a public purpose.”

Conservation Matters Articles
Reclaiming the People’s Harbor
by Laurie O'Reilly

A wave of luxury development threatens to wall off the experience of Boston Harbor from the people who paid to clean it up, just as the waterfront was once literally walled off behind the city’s Central Artery expressway. CLF Senior Counsel Peter Shelley remembers the original campaign to clean up the Boston Harbor, and continues to work on current issues of equity and fairness.

Press Releases
CLF Sues EPA Over Rollback of Clean Car Standards

“The impacts of weakening these landmark standards will be widespread and severe,” said Emily Green, CLF Staff Attorney. “American families and businesses will be forced to pay more at the pump for gas, while the air we breathe becomes dirtier and the health of our communities is put at risk.”