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CLF Press Releases and News Clips

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Sean Mahoney Joins CLF As Maine Advocacy Center Director
by Brian Barth

CLF Statement on President Bush’s Executive Order on Emissions Contact: Colin Durrant (617) 850-1722 Boston , MA (May 14, 2007) The Conservation Law Foundation today issued the following statement on President Bush’s Executive Order on automobile emissions regulations. “While it is good that the President appears to have woken up to the reality of global…

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Sean Mahoney Joins CLF As Maine Advocacy Center Director
by Brian Barth

Contact: Colin Durrant CLF Communications Director (617)850-1755 Brunswick , ME (May 3, 2007) Sean Mahoney has joined the Conservation Law Foundation as its Maine Advocacy Center Director. Mahoney joins CLF, New England ’s leading environmental group, after 10 years at Verrill Dana LLP, where he represented a variety of commercial and non-governmental entities in all…

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Massachusetts Climate Coalition Calls for Deep Cuts in Greenhouse Gas Emissions to Curb Global Warming
by Brian Barth

Contact: Colin Durrant CLF Communications Director (617) 850-1722 (Boston ) The Massachusetts Climate Coalition, a broad coalition of environmental, community and public health organizations, stepped forward to strongly support dramatic increases in energy efficiency and renewable energy in testimony before two key legislative committees this week, arguing that these measures are needed to protect our…

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Transportation Investment Coalition Forms To Advocate For Increase In Transportation Revenue
by Brian Barth

Contact: Colin Durrant CLF Director of Communications (617) 850-1722 BOSTON (April 26, 2007) – A diverse group of business, environmental, public interest and planning organizations today announced that they have formed a first-of-its-kind statewide coalition to support actions that will address the state’s transportation finance woes. In a letter to Legislators the groups said, “We…

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Conservation Law Foundation Files Motion To Take Depositions Of House Speaker Murphy And Others In Wake Of Sensational Allegations In Champlin’s Case
by Brian Barth

Contact: Jerry Elmer, CLF Staff Attorney (401) 351-1102 jelmer@clf.org (April 11, 2007) The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) filed a motion in Superior Court today seeking permission to take sworn deposition testimony of Rhode Island House Speaker William Murphy and others. The motion comes in the wake of sensational and politically charged allegations of improper activity…

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New England States Band Together To Reduce Mercury Pollution From Power Plants
by Brian Barth

Contact: Colin Durrant Director of Communications (617) 850-1722 (April 11, 2007) For the first time in the nation, the six New England states and New York have joined together to set Clean Water Act standards that force a 90 percent reduction in out-of-state mercury pollution from sources including the Midwest’s coal-fired power plants. The Conservation…

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Historic Auto Emissions Trial Begins In Vermont Case Pits Automakers vs. VT and Environmentalists in Battle over Global Warming
by Brian Barth

Contact: Colin Durrant CLF Director of Communications, (617) 850-1722 Burlington, VT (April 10, 2007) A historic trial began today in Vermont that will, for the first time, decide whether the state has the authority under the federal Clean Air Act to reduce global warming pollution from cars and trucks. The case pits two major automakers…

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Supreme Court Reject’s Bush Administration’s Inaction On Global Warming Emissions From Cars
by Brian Barth

Contact: Colin Durrant CLF Communications Director, (617) 850-1722 (April 2, 2007) In a victory for states and environmental groups, the Supreme Court today said the Clean Air Act gives the Environmental Protection Agency the right to reduce global warming pollution by regulating toxic emissions from cars and trucks. The Conservation Law Foundation, the only New…

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Cape Wind Clear State Environmental Hurdle: CLF Lauds Administration’s Commitment to Clean Energy
by Brian Barth

Boston, MA (March 30, 2007) Cape Wind cleared an important state environmental review hurdle today as Secretary of Environment and Energy Ian Bowles approved the project’s Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR). The Conservation Law Foundation, New England ’s leading environmental group, praised Bowles’ decision, saying it was the right result after years of rigorous environmental…

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Pollution from Salem Plant Up According to New Data HealthLink and CLF Call for Faster Adoption of Emissions Controls
by Brian Barth

Salem, MA (March 30, 2007) Hazardous air pollution from Dominion Energy’s Salem power plant increased 37% in 2005, making it the second worst polluting plant in the state, according to data released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The new data prompted HealthLink and the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) to call on Dominion to move…