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Senior Fellows
Aaron Johnson
by Wendy Sheu

Aaron Johnson is a US and Canadian licensed attorney and former litigator for oil and gas companies in Alberta, Canada.  He served as general counsel for a green technology company reducing emissions in the energy sector and lead corporate counsel for a national U.S. retailer.  Aaron has a B.A. from the University of Alberta and a J.D.…

Senior Fellows
Gail Ferreira
by Paul Calzada

Gail Ferreira brings her fighting spirit to CLF after a successful career in marketing communications for technical software products that protect our online environment against cyber threats.  Previously, Gail has worked with Mass Audubon, particularly the Broad Meadow Brook Sanctuary in Worcester, as a result of growing up in Worcester.  Gail also chairs the Board of…

Senior Fellows
Cynthia Beckham, Esq.
by Paul Calzada

Cynthia Beckham, Esq. comes to CLF with a background in environmental law and strategy consulting.  Cynthia began her career practicing environmental and natural resources law in the private and public sectors in Washington, D.C., Boston, MA, and Portland, OR.  She also was the recipient of a Congressional fellowship and two research fellowships.  She left legal practice…

Press Releases
Supreme Court Rejects Clean Water Act Loophole

“With the nation’s landmark clean water protections in peril, the Supreme Court made the right call today,” said Heather Govern, Director of CLF’s Clean Air and Water program. “The Trump Administration attempted to open a serious loophole in the Clean Water Act and was roundly rejected. This decision will prevent pollution and help repair the rivers, streams, and marine waters throughout New England that so many of us depend on.”

Press Releases
Judge Rules that Federal Fishery Managers Violated the Endangered Species Act

“This decision confirms that even the federal government is not above the law,” said Erica Fuller, CLF Senior Attorney. “We must do whatever it takes to ensure right whales are here for future generations, and that starts with obeying the Endangered Species Act. The ruling provides an incentive for fishermen and scientists to forge a new path  that protects right whales while also sustaining the lobster industry.”

News Clips
In major ruling for right whales, federal judge rules that regulators violated Endangered Species Act

“This decision confirms that even the federal government is not above the law,” said Erica Fuller, a senior attorney at the Boston-based Conservation Law Foundation, one of four groups that filed the lawsuit. “We must do whatever it takes to ensure right whales are here for future generations, and that starts with obeying the Endangered Species Act.”