Dec 01, 2023

Marina Vaz

Marina joins CLF New Hampshire as the Environmental Justice Community Advocate based in Nashua. Prior to starting at CLF, she worked for the City of Manchester as the Mayor’s Community Engagement Manager. In this role, Marina served as the primary point of contact for many different stakeholders, addressing constituent concerns and working with city departments… Continue reading Marina Vaz

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Nov 20, 2023

CLF Settles Water Pollution Lawsuits for $2.2 Million

“It’s about time this multi-billion-dollar company complied with the law,” said CLF attorney Chelsea Kendall. “Toxic runoff from Schnitzer’s facilities has been contaminating waters that people depend on for drinking and recreation. This $3 million settlement will go a long way towards cleaning up these rivers and ensuring the company ends this harmful pollution”

A scrap metal facility with a large pile of rusted cars, trucks and other trash.
Nov 20, 2023

Conservation Law Foundation, Schnitzer Steel settle pollution lawsuits for $2 million

“It’s about time this multi-billion-dollar company complied with the law,” Conservation Law Foundation Attorney Chelsea Kendall said in a statement Monday. “Toxic runoff from Schnitzer’s facilities has been contaminating waters that people depend on for drinking and recreation. This $2 million settlement will go a long way towards cleaning up these rivers and ensuring the company ends this harmful pollution.”

Nov 07, 2023

In the Eye of a Storm

The climate crisis is here. That means we must not only focus on how to prevent future climate impacts but also on how to preserve life and prevent damage to our homes, neighborhoods, and cities today. Here’s how.

This aerial photo shows flooding in a neighborhood in Montpelier, Vermont. Brown water covers the streets and yards of homes and businesses. Green mountains rise in the distance. Photo credit: Vince Franke
Oct 30, 2023

Bioenergy in New England: A New Report 

CLF’s recently published study finds that bioenergy can play a limited role in industries that are near-impossible to electrify – but clean energy like solar, wind, and heat pumps must largely pave the path forward.

New Hampshire's Energy Strategy calls for more natural gas – which is the last thing we need.