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Getting the Lead Out

Charlene Lovett takes on lead poisoning in her New Hampshire city.

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Farmland Matters

Vermont residents fought to protect working land threatened by sprawl – and succeeded.

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Can Cod Be Saved?

Overfishing and inept management have driven Atlantic cod to the brink. Now climate change looms. Atlantic cod still have a chance at survival, but it’s not going to be easy.

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Stopping Big Oil

Grassroots organizing lead to a big win over Big Oil in Maine. And while the case continues, residents are not sitting idle.

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How to Kill a Power Plant

In 2015, energy giant Invenergy announced its plan to pave over a pristine forest in Burrillville, Rhode Island, to build a 1,000-megawatt fracked gas and diesel oil power plant. For the next four years, CLF and the town of Burrillville fought to keep the polluting behemoth from being built.

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Turn off the Gas

Winter snow and ice bring out Big Gas’s fearmongers. Why is the region’s electric grid operator among them?

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