Dec 16, 2016

Trump taps Montana Congressman Zinke to lead Interior Department

… Many environmental groups oppose Zinke for his commitment to fossil fuels and his view that the science on climate change is “unsettled.” Bradley Campbell, the president of the Conservation Law Foundation feared that Zinke would be given the task of unravelling Obama’s protections of the environment and federal lands. Considering Zinke’s history on climate… Continue reading Trump taps Montana Congressman Zinke to lead Interior Department

Dec 08, 2016

Community Voices: A Message to ExxonMobil

Roseann Bongiovanni is a lifelong Chelsea resident who has led significant environmental justice campaigns for more than 21 years. She is the Executive Director of GreenRoots, Inc., an organization dedicated to achieving environmental and climate justice for Chelsea. Growing up in Chelsea and neighboring Everett, many in our community, myself included, never realized we were… Continue reading Community Voices: A Message to ExxonMobil

Dec 08, 2016

Going Low-Carb

Transforming New England’s Energy System New England’s coal-fired power plants were at their peak when CLF opened its doors 50 years ago. The majority of the region’s coal fleet came online in the post-war boom years of the1950s and 1960s and they would go on to dominate our region’s electricity mix for decades. Today, however,… Continue reading Going Low-Carb

Nov 30, 2016

Conservation Matters Fall 2016

Celebrating 50 Years of CLF Going Low-Carb Transforming New England’s Energy System Coal-Free New England Community Voices: The Clean Energy Landscape Web of Deceit Holding ExxonMobil Accountable for Its Decades of Climate Denial Community Voices: A Message to ExxonMobil A Tale of Two Rivers Boston Harbor 2.0 The New Frontier in the Fight to Save… Continue reading Conservation Matters Fall 2016

Nov 29, 2016

Conservation Law Foundation Renews Effort To Quash Gas Tax For Regional Pipeline

The Conservation Law Foundation is asking the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission to reconsider its decision not to reject a consumer tax that would help pay for natural gas pipeline expansions in the region. The PUC denied CLF’s request in September. The project was billed as a regional solution to rising electricity costs. But since… Continue reading Conservation Law Foundation Renews Effort To Quash Gas Tax For Regional Pipeline

Sep 29, 2016

ExxonMobil Should Have Considered Climate Change Before Polluting River In Boston, Lawsuit Claims

On Thursday, the Boston-based Conservation Law Foundation filed a lawsuit against the largest oil and gas company in the US for leaking pollutants into the Island End and Mystic Rivers in and around Boston…   …The Conservation Law Foundation is now trying a new tack, arguing that the company should have known that the rivers’… Continue reading ExxonMobil Should Have Considered Climate Change Before Polluting River In Boston, Lawsuit Claims

Sep 19, 2016

Phelps Turner

Phelps Turner is a Senior Attorney for CLF Maine, where he works in the Clean Energy & Climate Change and Healthy Communities & Environmental Justice programs. Before joining CLF, Phelps was an environmental litigation associate at Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen in Boston. Phelps holds a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University and a Bachelor… Continue reading Phelps Turner

Sep 19, 2016

Emily Green

Emily K. Green is a Senior Attorney for CLF Maine focusing on climate change, clean energy, and transportation. Prior to joining CLF, Emily provided comprehensive legal services to Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection as an Assistant Attorney General. Emily earned her J.D. from Cornell Law School and her undergraduate degree from New York University. She… Continue reading Emily Green