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

November 2, 2023
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On a small triangle of land between Bennington and Lawrence Streets stand picnic tables, corrugated metal beds bursting with flowers, and trees in planters of hot pink, lemon yellow, and...
A view of Lawrence's Bennington Triangle pop-up park.
November 1, 2023
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Fossil fuel companies are pushing alternative fuels as solutions to the climate crisis – but those fuels aren't solutions at all.
Wood chips at a biomass plant
July 28, 2023
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Nubian Markets brings fresh, healthy produce to Nubian Square. It was funded in part by CLF's Healthy Retail and Commerce Fund.
Fruits and vegetables in a super market.
July 7, 2023
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Cape Cod’s waters are at risk from nitrogen pollution but the region’s towns have been slow to implement solutions.
May 8, 2023
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CLF's Legal Food celebrates a milestone – its 1,000 case helping connect small farmers, food entrepreneurs, and nonprofits with free legal help.
Farm field
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