Nitrogen pollution is driving Cape Cod’s waters to the brink of ecological disaster.
The Lakekeeper is helping to protect our iconic lake.
A summer of horrific blue-green algae outbreaks, particularly in Lake Carmi and along the shores of Lake Champlain, has many Vermont state legislators turning to the question of enforcement of our environmental laws. The fact is, we have protective laws on the books, but without enforcement, our water will remain polluted, threatening the health of…
Stormwater pollution is a major threat to the Charles River. CLF and the Charles River Watershed Association are pressuring the EPA to hold polluters accountable.
Pollution from the massive development at the former Fort Devens is endangering the iconic Nashua River. CLF is working to ensure that Devens follows through with its legal requirements to monitor and prevent pollution. And we are making sure that Devens lives up to its own advertising and does not miss out on the opportunity to be a true model for new development.
… A Tuesday letter from the Conservation Law Foundation notifying the commission and MassDevelopment of its intent to sue alleges that both violated the federal Clean Water Act by failing to apply for and obtain a permit to legally discharge the water. Stormwater is runoff from rain or snow melt that picks up chemicals, toxins,…
Boston’s waterways are threatened by sewage and polluted runoff. Fixing Boston’s broken stormwater management system was the last unaddressed issue in the Boston Harbor cleanup.
Stormwater pollution is shutting down Rhode Island’s ponds and beaches. CLF is calling on EPA to hold polluters accountable for their dirty discharge.
As an advocate, convener, and watchdog, Rebekah Weber plays a unique role in helping to protect and restore Vermont’s most iconic landmark – and all of the state’s waters.
“It is a refreshing change of pace to see a Trump Administration appointee who gives New England climate and public health advocates reason to cheer,” said CLF president Bradley Campbell. “Alexandra Dapolito Dunn is a superb choice to lead EPA’s programs in our region. Her leadership of the Environmental Commissioners of the States (ECOS) restored its role as a constructive, nonpartisan voice addressing the most significant environmental issues facing our states and our nation. We look forward to working in partnership with her office to chart a course of science-based policies that will protect New England’s economy, natural resources, and the health of our communities for decades to come.”