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November 30, 2022
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“Burning wood for electricity is a bad idea to begin with and building a biomass plant in a residential neighborhood is just evil,” said Johannes Epke, Staff Attorney at CLF....
Protesting the biomass plant in Springfield
November 29, 2022
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“The fact is that the community overwhelmingly opposes the construction of this substation, and state laws regarding the siting of this facility have been ignored,” said Staci Rubin, Vice President...
The waterfront site of the proposed East Boston substation
November 29, 2022
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Fixing emergency power outages can cost electricity companies millions of dollars – costs they pass on to their customers. It is time for utility companies to update and reinforce their...
A home with power lines covered in snow
November 28, 2022
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"Rather than leaving it to individual homeowners to upgrade their septic systems, communities should look at what's happening in their watershed," said Nivison. "That is going to be the least...
November 22, 2022
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“Urban communities suffer disproportionately from toxic, polluted air,” said Heather Govern, Director of CLF’s Clean Air and Water program. “Holyoke and Worcester are two of the cities most burdened by...
November 21, 2022
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Vermont can do more to protect residents and communities from the devastating impacts of flooding.
Lake Champlain flooded businesses in 2011
November 18, 2022
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“Toxic pollution from cars and trucks overheats the earth and clogs the air in our communities,” said CLF staff attorney Chase Whiting. “These new rules will help us tackle the...
November 18, 2022
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The 2022 midterms captured national headlines for weeks. We asked CLF experts how the results will impact climate action and environmental justice in New England.
November 17, 2022
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“It’s long past time for residents of Somerville and Medford to have access to reliable rapid transit,” said Staci Rubin, Vice President of Environmental Justice at CLF. “While the December...
MBTA Green Line
November 4, 2022
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“We’ll say it again: there is simply no need for this landfill,” said CLF staff attorney Heidi Trimarco. “The Waste Management Council has made it clear yet again that the...
2018 Press Conference to stop Bethlehem Landfill expansion