… Roberts is submitting the testimony on behalf of the Conservation Law Foundation, a regional environmental group that is opposed to the power plant proposal. The group gave The Providence Journal an advance copy of the filing. … Roberts is not the first to invoke the Resilient Rhode Island Act in fighting the proposal. Jerry… Continue reading Proposed Burrillville power plant would thwart emissions goal
… “We applaud the governor’s efforts to create more EV infrastructure,” said Ben Tettlebaum, a staff attorney at the Conservation Law Foundation in Portland. “It’s a step in the right direction.” … Read the full story here…
Evidence indicates that the proposed Invenergy fossil fuel plant is unnecessary, as explained in this ecoRI article. One of Invenergy’s principal reasons for the project appears to have been undercut. The energy company has said a new plant is necessary to meet the growing demand for energy in the region and to fill the energy… Continue reading Opponents Question Need for More Natural Gas
In their CommonWealth magazine op-ed, Greg Cunningham and Rafael Mares explain why the Kinder Morgan pipeline would be a bad deal for consumers and the environment in Massachusetts.
… A growing body of evidence – topped by a November 2015 report done on behalf of the Massachusetts Attorney General – demonstrates undeniably that more natural gas capacity is not needed and any claims to the contrary are more fallacy and delusion than sound economics. Why would we lock ourselves into decades of the dirty fuels of yesterday… Continue reading Kinder Morgan’s Pipe Dream is Economic Nightmare
Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time. Its impacts will be felt around the world, and we here in New England will not be immune.
Fighting for New England’s Future: CLF’s New President, Brad Campbell, Takes the Reins… Windward Progress: Offshore Wind in Rhode Island… Why I Give: Justin Boyan… Five Questions For: Dr. Sylvia Earle
Charging Up: The Role of States, Utilities, and the Auto Industry in Dramatically Accelerating Electric Vehicle Adoption in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States
Every year, more consumers and businesses in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic region are plugging in their cars to run on electricity and avoid the gasoline pump. The result is a win-win for people and the environment.
“New England is poised to lead the nation in responding to climate change and emerging threats to our environment and public health. CLF has been the driving force in getting New England to this point. I am excited to lead CLF’s smart and devoted advocates as we write a new chapter in protecting the region’s… Continue reading Bradley Campbell
Developing clean energy resources is a vital part of our response to climate change. In summer 2015, after years of smart and effective advocacy, CLF marked a watershed moment in U.S. history when Deepwater Wind began construction on the nation’s first offshore wind farm in Rhode Island’s Block Island Sound.