Rhode Island

Features
Big Oil on Trial

CLF is taking the oil giants to court in partnership with residents from the Everett, Providence, New Haven, and Quincy communities they’re harming. These lawsuits are the first of their kind, suing Big Oil companies for climate risks and pollution under the Clean Water Act and hazardous waste law.

Press Releases
Officials Reject Sea 3 Attempts to Fast-Track Expansion

“It’s clear that we can’t wait any longer to fight climate change,” says James Crowley, Staff Attorney for CLF Rhode Island. “Rhode Island has a climate law that demands cuts to polluting emissions – and this irresponsible expansion would absolutely lead to more emissions. The Board made the right call in requiring a full review and safeguarding our health and future in the face of the climate crisis.”

Publications
Southside Community Land Trust
by Conservation Law Foundation

This case study provides an overview of the featured partner, Southside Community Land Trust, and the impact they expect to see on community, health and the environment. Southside Community Land Trust provides access to land, education and other resources so people in Rhode Island can grow food in environmentally sustainable ways and create community food systems where locally-produced, affordable and healthy food is available to all.

Publications
Community Servings
by Conservation Law Foundation

This case study provides an overview of the featured partner, Community Servings, and the impact they expect to see on community, health and the environment. Community Servings provides home-delivered, medically-tailored, nutritious, scratch-made meals to chronically and critically ill individuals and their families to maintain health and dignity, and to reduce healthcare costs.