Most people are unaware that we have a serious – but preventable – municipal solid waste problem here in New England and across the country. We explain what’s in our waste and why it’s so dangerous.
… The city of New Bedford needs to take “aggressive action” to deal with “rampant contamination in low-income neighborhoods,” according to the Conservation Law Foundation. A new CLF report, “New Bedford Massachusetts Environmental Justice in the Twenty-First Century,” notes that the city is a national leader in renewable energy, is working to clean up hazardous…
Today, I am one of five people from the private sector testifying before Congress about the importance of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfields Program, and how it is helping local communities here in Massachusetts and across the nation. CLF has long played a role in the redevelopment of brownfields – former commercial or industrial properties…
CLF submitted its proposal today to the Vermont Public Service Board recommending strong action in response to the ongoing leaks and contamination at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power facility.