Press Releases
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Responds to PFAS Petition

“PFAS contamination is endangering public health across Massachusetts,” said Heather Govern, Director of CLF’s clean water program. “Setting a protective limit is an important first step, as is DEP’s commitment to evaluate every option to protect the public from the entire PFAS class of chemicals. But there are thousands of these dangerous compounds in the environment, and CLF will continue the fight to rid them all from our water.”  

Healthy Communities Intern

The Healthy Communities Intern will assist the CLF Ventures staff with activities related to the Healthy Neighborhood Study, a participatory action research (PAR) project funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The intern will support training residents in data collection, conducting surveys about urban development with residents in local neighborhoods, and conducting walkability assessments/audits. They…

Getting Offshore Wind Right for New England’s Right Whale
by Priscilla Brooks

As offshore wind projects move forward off of New England’s coast, it’s important to bring this clean energy online while maintaining a healthy ocean. Part of that balance is ensuring that offshore wind development does not harm our iconic – and severely endangered – North Atlantic right whales. CLF and our partners reached landmark agreement with offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind to make sure that this exciting source of clean energy doesn’t come at the expense of our treasured right whale.

CLF Undergraduate Internship

Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) is seeking undergraduate interns for either the Spring or Summer of 2019 to support CLF’s clean drinking water and air quality initiatives. Interns will gain a unique professional experience working as an integral part of CLF’s team of environmental attorneys, organizers, and policy makers. In supporting CLF’s clean drinking water and…

Building Stronger Communities from The Ground Up
by Leilani Mroczkowski

Leilani Mroczkowski is a Community Engagement Coordinator for GreenRoots. I’m always struck by how open people are to sharing their stories. Usually, all you have to do is ask. But what’s more important is to listen. On a hot summer evening this past August, I joined five young researchers in the GreenRoots Environmental Chelsea Organizers…