Media Contact

Jake O’Neill, Press Secretary
Office: 617.850.1709

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

March 27, 2023
“The MBTA is in crisis, and it’s time for bold leadership at the top to turn the situation around while centering equity, climate resiliency, and increased frequency,” said Caitlin Peale...
A new MBTA Orange Line train waits at a station
March 15, 2023
“I’m thrilled to see Staci’s talent recognized in her appointment to this essential post,” said CLF President Brad Campbell. “In an era of high cynicism about politics, it is telling...
Massachusetts State House
March 14, 2023
“Sprague’s Quincy terminal is an accident waiting to happen,” said CLF President Bradley Campbell. “The climate crisis is worsening storms and flooding in and around Boston Harbor, and Sprague has...
The area surrounding Sprague Oil's terminal in Quincy, MA.
March 14, 2023
“EPA has finally set drinking water standards for two of the dozens of toxic PFAS compounds being found in drinking water across the country and adopted a risk-based algorithm for...
A water faucet
March 11, 2023
Runoff from large parking lots, big box stores, and strip malls is not currently regulated by the EPA. However, these properties contribute significant runoff to nearby wetlands, streams and rivers,...
March 6, 2023
“We have sued Brookfield over its ESA violations on the Kennebec,” Mahoney said. “In light of Brookfield’s disregard for the ESA on the Penobscot as well, we need to consider...
A dam in Skowhegan, ME on the Kennebec River. Robby Virus via Flikr
March 3, 2023
In Massachusetts, landfills are reaching capacity, and the costs for waste disposal are growing. But expanding landfills or shifting our burden onto others will not fix the problem. Instead, we...
February 28, 2023
conservation. Prior to that, Kate spent 10 years at Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in New York, first as a Senior Attorney and Deputy Director of the New York Program...
February 24, 2023
“Everyone deserves a say in what happens in their backyards, no matter what language they speak,” said Staci Rubin, Vice President of Environmental Justice at CLF. “It’s unconscionable that Massachusetts...
trash can filled with plastic waste
February 16, 2023
“The Hyannis wastewater plant is dumping sewage and pollutants directly into the ground, which invariably reaches nearby ponds, bays, and streams. Barnstable officials are running the Town’s sewage facility without...
Aerial view of algae mats in Prince Cove (north of North Bay) in Marston Mills, Massachusetts.