Media Contact

Mike Naughton
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CLF has experts available throughout New England on a variety of local, regional, and national issues, including climate change, clean water, environmental justice, ocean conservation, and renewable energy.

CLF Press Releases and News Clips

July 23, 2024
The Vermont Secretary of Natural Resources’ deficient implementation of the state's climate law is thwarting our collective opportunity to act urgently.
Vermont State House
July 22, 2024
Conservation Law Foundation on Monday refiled its Clean Water Act lawsuit against the Town of Barnstable, where the town’s sewage treatment plant is polluting waters with nitrogen, leading to toxic...
Aerial view of algae mats in Warren's Cove in Marston Mills, Massachusetts. Cape Cod.
July 18, 2024
Conservation Law Foundation, Sierra Club, and Maine Youth Action are keeping up their fight to ensure Maine cuts carbon pollution as required by the law. The groups on Thursday filed...
Maine Statehouse
July 18, 2024
The Healthy Enterprise Fund is envisioned to be a $20 million revolving loan fund that supports green economy businesses and health-promoting enterprises providing services and creating quality jobs in under-resourced...
Good solar policy is important for the success of clean energy.
July 17, 2024
Expanding Juniper Ridge Landfill would be a band-aid approach to waste and materials management and does not address the failures of the current system.
Landfill construction and demolition debris
July 9, 2024
During public hearings, CLF argued the legal reasons why the proposed asphalt plant should be denied and when Newport appealed its rejection in court, CLF moved to continue fighting against...
Nashua, New Hampshire City Hall
July 2, 2024
Conservation groups are pushing for long-delayed federal action to finalize expanded vessel strike protections for critically endangered North Atlantic right whales.
Body of a whale that has been struck and killed by a vessel, tied to a dock for study
June 28, 2024
The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned 40 years of precedent and practice comprising the “Chevron doctrine,” under which federal courts defer to an agency’s interpretation of ambiguous legal terms when...
view of facade of Supreme Court building
June 21, 2024
Maine has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Conservation Law Foundation, Maine Youth Action, and Sierra Club that would force the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to...
A view of the statehouse against the clear sky.
June 6, 2024
This situation underscores the urgent need for an Environmental Justice Act in Rhode Island to ensure that marginalized communities have equitable access to green spaces and are protected from environmentally...
Rhode Island's state house