March 3, 2017
A new bill in Vermont’s Senate would put Vermont’s goal of getting 90% of our energy from renewable sources by 2050 into law.
March 2, 2017
The crew that brought us Ocean Frontiers: The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship and Ocean Frontiers II: A New England Story for Sustaining the Sea is back with a third installment. This newest documentary showcases the progress of ocean management in the context of what it means to be responsible stewards… Continue reading Third Ocean Frontiers Film Highlights Ocean Management and the ‘Blue Economy’
March 2, 2017
If you recently deleted your Uber app in response to the consumer boycott over the ride-hailing company’s behavior during the protests against Trump’s travel ban, you may want to think twice before you reinstall it. While Uber has amassed at least three more scandals since then, a new report is also giving us a first… Continue reading #DeleteUber Campaign Could Be Good for the Environment
February 28, 2017
New Hampshire communities are already acting to adapt to climate change.
February 24, 2017
Climate change will impact septic systems. Lawmakers can get ahead of this clean water issue by adapting septic system regulations to the climate changes to come.
February 21, 2017
The new folks in town want to hear what you think about the Vermont Gas Pipeline. WHAT: Public Forum to Discuss Vermont Gas Pipeline Project WHEN: Wednesday, February 22 TIME: 5:30 – 8:30pm WHERE: Montpelier High School, 5 High School Dr, Montpelier, VT… Continue reading Vermont Gas Pipeline Forum This Wednesday
February 17, 2017
Scott Pruitt is more than just a threat to our environment – he’s a threat to our economy, our safety, and our entire way of life. The stakes are too high to stand idly by. CLF is ready for the fight.
February 17, 2017
On Monday night, more than 100 people from the south-central Massachusetts towns of Sturbridge, Charlton, and Southbridge turned out for an emergency meeting of the Sturbridge Board of Health. They came to express their anger to the Regional Director of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) that the 19 home wells in the Sturbridge neighborhood… Continue reading Citizen Action Turns the Tide on Massive Landfill Expansion in Southbridge
February 16, 2017
For three years now, Big Gas has been spinning tall tales aimed at scaring you and me – and especially our local politicans – into locking in our addiction to dirty, polluting natural gas for decades to come. But their hype ignores the facts and the very real progress made over the past few years to avoid price spikes, keep the lights on, and tamp down our emissions of climate-damaging pollution.
February 15, 2017
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… Continue reading Massachusetts Town Moves to Stop Unrestricted Landfill Expansions