Jan 26, 2016

People & Justice

What does it take for a community to thrive? It starts with clean air and clean water and access to good jobs, education, and health care. It also takes safe and affordable transportation choices, local green spaces, and easy access to fresh, healthy food.

People and Healthy Communities
Jul 08, 2015

Conservation Matters Summer 2015

Defending the Charles: Closing the Clean Water Gap and Making All Polluters Pay… Progress Report: Childhood Lead Poisoning in New Hampshire… Why I Give: CLF Massachusetts’ Board Member Chi Ho Sham… Five Questions For: Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

Jun 05, 2015

Childhood Lead Poisoning

Lead was removed from our gasoline and paint decades ago. But the problem of lead poisoning in children has not gone away. Many New England houses and apartment buildings were built before the 1978 lead-paint ban – as that paint deteriorates or is disturbed, children’s health is put at risk.

Jan 08, 2015

Conservation Matters Winter 2015

Creating a Thriving New England – For All: Environmental Justice Is the Common Thread through All of CLF’s Work… Progress Report: After decades of advocacy, CLF makes key progress for clean water on Lake Champlain and Cape Cod… Why I Give: We Love New England… Five Questions for: Carol Gregory, CLF’s Chief Storyteller

Jan 05, 2015

Creating a Thriving New England for All

“New Englanders living in low-income and communities of color are more deeply impacted by our current environmental challenges than society at large,” says Veronica Eady. That’s why CLF, in collaboration with community groups and residents in environmental justice communities, is working to reduce the environmental hazards that threaten public health across New England.

Protesting the biomass plant in Springfield
Jan 09, 2012

Conservation Matters Winter 2012

Everybody’s Movement: Environmental Justice Across New England… Progress Report: Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Results Are In… Giving Wisely: John Hammond… Five Questions for: Christophe Courchesne