The ISO’s Forward Capacity Auction 12, conducted on Monday, February 5, 2018, once again shows that the proposed Invenergy fracked gas and diesel oil power plant is not needed. What Is the Forward Capacity Auction? The Independent System Operator-New England (ISO) is the entity that runs the New England electricity grid. The ISO is regulated…
This magnificent whale is on the brink of extinction.
CLF helped to launch the country’s first mandatory cap-and-trade program, a joint effort of 9 states to hold polluters accountable for their greenhouse gas emissions.
With tenacious legal and policy advocacy, CLF has challenged coal plants across New England for violating environmental regulations and harming public health.
Invenergy’s proposed power plant barely avoided a near-fatal blow to its proposed dirty energy power plant in January, though it still has big hurdles to overcome before it can push shovels in the ground.
Climate change impacts are affecting New England communities now, so CLF set out to determine the liability risks of government entities and other decision makers if they fail to prepare for these impacts. The result is the CLF Climate Adaptation and Liability report, which looks at the theories of legal liability for design professionals (such as…
In 2013, a two-day downpour struck the Chicago area, causing massive flooding, overflowing sewers, and millions of dollars in property damage. After the clean-up, Farmers Insurance company filed a landmark class action lawsuit against the Water Reclamation District for greater Chicago on behalf of its policyholders and other property insurance companies affected by the flooding.…
We’re building healthy communities, one neighborhood at a time.
Deepwater Wind began construction on the nation’s first offshore wind farm in Rhode Island’s Block Island Sound, which will supply almost all energy for Block Island residents.