Sep 18, 2023

$2.2m project will fund 500 trees for ‘disadvantaged’ neighborhoods in Manchester, N.H.

For those on the ground, the project will address disparities they’ve long observed. Arnold Mikolo is an environmental justice advocate with the Conservation Law Foundation, an environmental advocacy group partnering with the city on the tree planting project. He’s been speaking with residents to gather their feedback and concerns about environmental issues in the center city communities. “One of the main things they said was, ‘This neighborhood is really hot,’” Mikolo said.

Aug 21, 2023

Environmentalists Raise a Stink Over a Proposed Gas Pipeline to a Dairy Farm

Elena Mihaly, director of CLF Vermont, said the project “makes no economic or environmental sense.” “Projects like this one generate as much polluting methane as possible, lock farms into industrial dairying, and saddle Vermonters with the bill for expensive, unnecessary gas infrastructure,” she said in a press release.

Jul 17, 2023

CT is falling behind on climate

Connecticut is not on track to meet its climate goals. Even worse, the state has pursued an accounting gimmick to cover up its lack of real progress.

Jul 16, 2023

Conservation group prepares multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Twin Rivers Technologies

Conservation Law Foundation lawyer Erica Kyzmir-McKeon said area residents have been “subjected to odors and pollutants” affecting their “health and quality of life” for more than a decade. She said litigation could be avoided if, before Aug. 14, Twin Rivers “can find a way to operate successfully without burdening the community it exists in.”

Jun 28, 2023

Tribes and conservation groups are trying to stop Pickett Mountain mining project

“The legacy of metallic mineral mining in Maine is one of empty promises of economic development, acid mine drainage polluting waters and killing fish, and multi-million dollar cleanups funded by taxpayers and not the fly-by-night mining companies like Wolfden,” said Sean Mahoney, vice-president and senior counsel at the Conservation Law Foundation, in a statement.  

Jun 16, 2023

Nashua, N.H., board rejects plan for asphalt plant

“This kind of thing doesn’t happen by accident,” he said. “There’s a reason why this site is being proposed for an asphalt plant and not a site in Hollis or another community that’s affluent and white.”