Sep 20, 2023

Seth Gadbois

Seth Gadbois (they/he) is a Clean Transportation Staff Attorney working in transportation as it relates to Environmental Justice and Clean Energy & Climate Change. Prior to re-joining CLF (after being an intern in Spring 2020), Seth practiced as a public defender in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. Seth fell in love with Boston as a… Continue reading Seth Gadbois

Sep 18, 2023

Gov. Healey Bans State Agencies from Purchasing Single-Use Plastic Bottles

“Single-use plastics are a scourge on our environment and our communities,” said CLF zero waste attorney Mara Shulman. “These products hasten the climate crisis and endanger the health of people and wildlife. Governor Healey’s ban is a great  step towards making Massachusetts a leader in fighting the plastics crisis.”

Pile of Plastic Bottles
Sep 14, 2023

Jocelyn Lee

Jocelyn Lee is a Charlotte E. Ray Fellow based in the Boston office. Prior to joining CLF, Jocelyn clerked for the Honorable Sookyoung Shin of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. She received her J.D. from Fordham Law School and a B.A. in Biology and Society from Cornell University. During law school, she interned at Earthjustice, the… Continue reading Jocelyn Lee

Sep 13, 2023

The Power of Social Investment

In the world of investing, real-world outcomes are often neatly severed from investment strategy. Return on investment, rates, and yields are guiding principles that supersede seemingly idealistic notions of community-building and the environment. But a more thoughtful and creative investment approach has taken root over the past decade. That approach recognizes that the savviest long-term… Continue reading The Power of Social Investment

building in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood
Sep 13, 2023

What Is Greenwashing?

Some of the world’s biggest polluters want us to believe they’re going green – but they’re really just hiding “business as usual” behind slick words. Here’s how to spot greenwashing in action.

Illustration of greenwashing
Sep 13, 2023

Groups Form Plastic Free Mass

“It’s time to finally address the plastics crisis in Massachusetts. From modernizing our antiquated beverage container deposit system, to banning single-use plastic bags at checkout, to making producers of plastic packaging responsible for reducing packaging and managing plastic waste at its end of life, there are several pending bills that will take us in the right direction. We stand with our elected officials and pledge to keep up the momentum because there is no time to waste in taking a bite out of waste.”

Sep 13, 2023

James Meinert

James is a staff attorney with CLF’s Strategic Litigation team. James comes to CLF after working as an attorney at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and in private practice. James was a staff attorney for EPA’s Environmental Appeals Board in Washington DC where he worked on permit and penalty appeals under most of the environmental… Continue reading James Meinert

Sep 13, 2023

Britteny Jenkins

Britteny most recently worked as Policy Director for the Democratic Attorneys General Association and its affiliated 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations.  Prior to that, Britteny worked in the U.S. House of Representatives, including holding the positions of Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Environment for the House Oversight Committee and Chief of Staff for Congresswoman Rashida… Continue reading Britteny Jenkins