Pressure is building to reopen the St. Croix River to the alewife, a critical forage fish. Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a letter adopting the recommendations made in our lawsuit seeking to restore alewives, a key forage and bait fish, to the St. Croix River.
Ending the Export of Pollution From Power Plants Into New England: Finishing the Job of Cleaning Up Our Own Act
While the job of cleaning up New England’s power plants is not complete, we have made a good amount of progress: we have reduced emissions from the plants that are still running and are moving towards closure of some of the oldest, dirtiest and most obsolete plants, like the Salem Harbor Power Plant. But as…
On November 15, 2011, CLF led a coalition of 14 other environmental groups in sending a letter to the United States Environmental Protection Agency that called for swift implementation of permit controls at a Massachusetts facility that is discharging directly into the Blackstone River. The coalition letter was written in response to a July 20,…
CLF’s work to clean up Cape Cod’s waterways was covered in The Boston Globe. We tell you about those efforts, and the story, in this post.