family walking, Mud Pond, Hyde Park, Vermont.
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Stories

January 26, 2023
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CLF’s Great Bay–Piscataqua Waterkeeper brings together partners and dozens of volunteers on annual cleanup to remove polluting debris from the estuary’s shoreline.
Great Bay, New Hampshire with overcast skies. View of greenery in Durham Point on the background. Area of annual Great Bay cleanup.
December 29, 2022
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Visit Lake Champlain at the height of summer next year and among the many boaters navigating its scenic waters, you’ll find Julie Silverman, CLF’s Lake Champlain Lakekeeper. She’ll be easy...
December 7, 2022
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The opening of the Green Line Extension is a long-awaited milestone dating back to 1990, when CLF reached a historic settlement with Massachusetts over Big Dig pollution.
MBTA Union Station Opening
October 30, 2022
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Clean water is a fundamental human right. But 50 years ago, the nation’s rivers, lakes, and streams were anything but clean. The waterways that had powered the country’s economic growth...
Water
October 6, 2022
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CLF has pushed the EPA to hold large property owners along the Charles, Mystic, and Neponset rivers accountable for their water pollution.
Sitting along the Charles River
August 3, 2022
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Big Plastic is working to block progress on laws to regulate plastic pollution. Here's how CLF and our allies are fighting back.
Plastic bottle in recycling machine
August 1, 2022
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Fewer than 350 North Atlantic right whales remain on the planet today and that makes an encounter with one a rare experience. Yet, sadly, the entanglement scars that about 85%...
Right whale trailing fishing gear
July 25, 2022
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CLF is working to build an environmental justice movement from the ground up in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Girl Climbing Tree
July 21, 2022
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Just as CLF helped to lead the passing of landmark laws in almost every New England state, we must now watchdog their implementation. Because the consequences if these laws languish...
Boston Skyline with Turbine
May 9, 2022
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CLF is taking the oil giants to court in partnership with residents from the Everett, Providence, New Haven, and Quincy communities they’re harming. These lawsuits are the first of their...
Allens Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island