Mar 17, 2017

Trump Administration Takes a Treacherous U-Turn on Clean Car Standards

On Wednesday, President Trump took the first step toward rolling back emissions standards for new cars and trucks in model years 2022–2025. These important federal standards set fuel economy (miles per gallon, or “MPG”) requirements that save you money at the pump and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. They also reduce dangerous climate emissions… Continue reading Trump Administration Takes a Treacherous U-Turn on Clean Car Standards

Mar 09, 2017

Massachusetts Proposal to Ratchet Down Climate Pollution Not Good Enough

Proposed regulations by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection to ratchet down climate-damaging emissions fall dramatically short of what’s needed and legally required – adding up to only about 70,000 tons of emissions, not the 5 million tons we need to reach a 2020 goal.

Mar 07, 2017

Proposed Power Plant Would Spew A Million New Tons of Climate-Damaging Emissions

The people of Bridgeport, Connecticut have lived under the shadow of the Bridgeport Harbor Station power plant for decades now. This old and inefficient power plant is one of the last in New England that still runs on coal, a dirty and expensive fuel that generates high levels of climate-damaging emissions – not to mention air… Continue reading Proposed Power Plant Would Spew A Million New Tons of Climate-Damaging Emissions

Bridgeport Harbor Station Coal Plant
Feb 28, 2017

Boston Harbor 2.0

The New Frontier in the Fight to Save Boston Harbor When CLF launched its 1983 lawsuit against the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for dumping toxic sludge and untreated wastewater into Boston Harbor, years of neglect by the federal government, the state, the city, and polluters had turned the harbor into a shameful liability. But over time,… Continue reading Boston Harbor 2.0