Jake O’Neill, Press Secretary
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CLF Press Releases and News Clips
Conservation Law Foundation Applauds Strong Public Health and Environmental Safeguards in New Massachusetts Plan for Solid Waste Management
Conservation Law Foundation hailed an announcement today by the Patrick Administration that maintains the incinerator moratorium established in 1990, suspends projects that propose to combust construction and demolition debris pending full environmental review
In response to the filing today with the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) of a signed long-term contract for wind energy, the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF), today issued the following statement.
Today marks a critical milestone for the 130-turbine Cape Wind offshore wind energy project as the project has reached an agreement with electric utility National Grid, in consultation with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources
he Conservation Law Foundation (CLF), New England’s leading environmental advocacy organization, criticized the National Marine Fisheries Service’s (NMFS) decision announced Friday to leave the rare Atlantic wolffish
In the face of pressure from environmental, public health and community groups to live up to a longstanding commitment to either clean up or shut down their coal fired power plant in Somerset, MA the NRG Corporation announced that the plant would shut down on January 2, 2010.
Environmental Advocates Applaud Northeast’s Initiative to Promote Low Carbon Fuels: Urge Swift Action to Launch Regional Program
The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF), ENE (Environment Northeast), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), PennFuture and the Northeast members of the Environment America Federation joined together today in voicing support for the leadership of eleven northeastern and mid-Atlantic states that are working to adopt a regional Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS).
Massachusetts Releases First in the Nation Ocean Management Plan – Environmentalists Call for Active Public Comment
Contact: Priscilla Brooks, CLF Director of Ocean Conservation Program 617.850.1737 Jack Clarke, Mass Audubon, Director of Public Policy & Government Relations 617-962-5187 BOSTON, MA (JULY 1, 2009) – Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Ian Bowles today released a draft comprehensive ocean management plan, the first of its kind in the nation, to guide…
Contact: Tricia K. Jedele, (401) 351-1102; email@example.com Caitlin Inglehart, (617) 850-1755 PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND (June 30, 2009) The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) today cheered the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to grant a waiver for the California clean car standards that have been adopted by 14 states, including Rhode Island and Vermont. In December of…
Fishery Management Council Takes Important Step Towards Sustainable Fishery, Falls Short on Critical Issue
Contact: Peter Shelley, VP & MA Advocacy Center Director, 617-510-1404 Sean Mahoney, VP & ME Advocacy Center Director, 207-671-0845 Portland, ME (June 25, 2009) – Today the New England Fishery Management Council took a critical step forward towards transforming the current system for managing the groundfish industry. Known as “Amendment 16,” the Council’s groundfish fishery…
CONTACT: Steve Hinchman, (207) 210-6439 firstname.lastname@example.org Seth Kaplan, (617) 850-1721 email@example.com Caitlin Inglehart, 617.850.1755, firstname.lastname@example.org Boston, MA (MAY 19, 2009) Today, CLF applauded the White House’s announcement that it will not only approve California and 13 other states’ efforts to reduce global warming pollution from cars and light trucks, but also that it will adopt…