January 24, 2017

Don’t Let HB317 Kill Energy Efficiency in NH – Tell Your Reps and Senators NO

by Melissa Birchard

New Hampshire legislators are trying to kill energy efficiency measures that save Granite State families and businesses money on our electric bills. We need you to tell your legislators to VOTE NO to energy-efficiency killing House Bill 317. Proponents of HB317 are calling the funding of energy efficiency an illegal tax, but that’s just an… Continue reading Don’t Let HB317 Kill Energy Efficiency in NH – Tell Your Reps and Senators NO

January 18, 2017

CLF Defeats Gas Pipeline Proposal in Rhode Island PUC

by Jerry Elmer

Late in the afternoon on Friday, January 13, just before the start of the long MLK holiday weekend, National Grid quietly filed a letter with the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission (PUC) asking the PUC to close Docket # 4627. This is the Docket that would have allowed National Grid to contract for a portion… Continue reading CLF Defeats Gas Pipeline Proposal in Rhode Island PUC

January 17, 2017

Been There, Stopped That: Survival Lessons for a Trump Presidency from Maine

by Sean Mahoney

As the country girds itself for the incoming Trump administration, we can draw lessons from the experience of Mainers under Governor Paul LePage, who remarked that, before Trump was Trump, LePage was LePage. The parallels to the Trump administration are notable. Like President-elect Trump, Governor LePage did not receive a majority of votes when he… Continue reading Been There, Stopped That: Survival Lessons for a Trump Presidency from Maine

January 12, 2017

Massachusetts Has A New Bill Promoting Electric Vehicles

by Megan Herzog

Last week, in the waning hours of the Massachusetts General Court’s informal legislative session, lawmakers passed a bill dedicated to promoting electric vehicles (or “EVs”).  S.2505, “An Act promoting zero emission vehicle adoption,” is a positive step forward toward a cleaner, electrified, more consumer-friendly transportation future. The bill is aimed at helping communities across the Commonwealth promote… Continue reading Massachusetts Has A New Bill Promoting Electric Vehicles

Photo: Electric car charging
January 12, 2017

The Top 5 Myths About Electric Vehicles, Debunked

by Megan Herzog

Are you unsure about whether an electric car is the right choice for you? You’re not alone. Shopping for a new car is hard enough even without taking the time to learn about a new option. Plus, there is a lot of confusing information out there about electric cars. What’s a responsible car shopper to do?… Continue reading The Top 5 Myths About Electric Vehicles, Debunked

A row of gray electric cars being charged at charging stations.
January 11, 2017

Cashes Ledge: The Next Chapter for Protecting New England’s Ocean Treasures

by Priscilla Brooks

Soon, President Obama will close his eight years in office with a strong ocean legacy. He will be remembered for having protected more square miles of ocean than any president before. His administration created new marine sanctuaries, expanded Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, and of course, designated the first such monument in the Atlantic, the Northeast Canyons… Continue reading Cashes Ledge: The Next Chapter for Protecting New England’s Ocean Treasures

Cashes Ledge kelp forest
January 11, 2017

CLF Sues the Pease Development Authority to Clean Up Toxic Stormwater Pollution

by Jeff Barnum

CLF has filed a lawsuit against the redeveloper of the site of the Pease Air Force Base in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, for violating the Clean Water Act. Pollution from the site is fouling local waterways, including the Great Bay estuary, with numerous pollutants, including toxic chemicals of growing concern. From Air Force Base to a… Continue reading CLF Sues the Pease Development Authority to Clean Up Toxic Stormwater Pollution

Pease Development Authority
January 6, 2017

Maine Legal Food Hub Revs Up for Second Year

by Phelps Turner

The Maine Legal Food Hub, which provides pro bono legal assistance and training for farmers and food businesses, celebrates its second anniversary in 2017, kicking off the year with a presence, for the second year in a row, at the Maine Agricultural Trades Show January 10-12 in Augusta. On January 11 and 12, the CLF… Continue reading Maine Legal Food Hub Revs Up for Second Year

September 15, 2016

A Historic Moment for New England: A Marine National Monument in the Atlantic!

by Bradley Campbell

With Marine National Monument designation in the Atlantic, President Obama seals conservation legacy President Obama is making history today, announcing the designation of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, which will become the only fully protected large marine area in the U.S. Atlantic Ocean. Until today, zero miles of the U.S. Atlantic were… Continue reading A Historic Moment for New England: A Marine National Monument in the Atlantic!

March 4, 2016

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by Yesenia Sotelo

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