Feb 08, 2022

Turn Off the Gas

Winter snow and ice bring out Big Gas’s fearmongers. Why is the region’s electric grid operator among them?

Feb 26, 2020

New England Needs to Move On from Dirty Gas

Getting serious about climate change means getting serious about our gas use. It means all of us working together to build a clean energy future that doesn’t require the expensive and polluting buildout of more fracked gas. We don’t need it. And we can’t afford it.

gas is an expensive, polluting fossil fuel
Jan 14, 2020

How to Kill a Power Plant

In 2015, energy giant Invenergy announced its plan to pave over a pristine forest in Burrillville, Rhode Island, to build a 1,000-megawatt fracked gas and diesel oil power plant. For the next four years, CLF and the town of Burrillville fought to keep the polluting behemoth from being built.

Jan 09, 2020

Turn off the Gas

Winter snow and ice bring out Big Gas’s fearmongers. Why is the region’s electric grid operator among them?

Jan 03, 2020

It’s Time for New England to Ditch Fracked Gas

Ever winter, as the cold rolls in and New Englanders turn up their heat, the gas industry starts calling for more pipelines. But if we want to avoid a climate catastrophe, we need to end fossil fuel use—including the use of fracked gas—by 2050 at the very latest.

It's time for New England to ditch fracked gas
Dec 10, 2019

Dirty, Fracked Gas Is a Dead End for New England

Fracked gas was once considered part of a lower-carbon future. But this volatile, dangerous, and polluting fossil fuel now needs to be shown the door. Thankfully, as New England’s growing investment in cleaner energy ramps up, this transition is becoming easier. But standing in its way are the last gasps of the dirty fossil fuel industry. And they are not going quietly.

Fossil Fuels like dirty gas harm our health and our climate.
Jun 20, 2019

Rhode Island Rejects Invenergy

Today, Invenergy was denied a permit to pave over a pristine forest in Burrillville to build a fracked gas and diesel oil power plant that would emit carbon pollution for decades. This is a victory for CLF, for the people of Burrillville, and for a world facing a climate emergency.

Rhode Island Siting Board denies Invenergy a permit to build
May 13, 2019

Why We Need to Ditch Fracked Gas Immediately

Here in New England, we rely too much on fracked gas to heat and power our homes and businesses. If we want to avoid a climate catastrophe, we need to end fossil fuel use by 2050.

It's time for New England to ditch fracked gas