Vol. 21 Nbr. 3, September - September 2015
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- Fighting for New England's future.
- Windward progress.
- Dr. Sylvia Earle.
- Following Boston's public bid to host the 2026 Summer Olympic Games, CLF closely analyzed the transportation-related aspects of the project, ultimately bringing to light a number of serious flaws in the proposal.
- In August, CLF's Great Bay-Piscataqua Waterkeeper teamed up with local businesses Seven Rivers Paddling and Timberland to patrol the bay's shores and pick up trash.
- In more good news for Lake Champlain, the EPA, prompted by CLF's 2008 lawsuit, has set long-awaited new limits on phosphorus pollution--a key culprit in toxic blue-green algae blooms --in the lake.
- More than 160,000 people have submitted public comments urging the White House to declare the Cashes Ledge Closed Area and the New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts as the Atlantic's first Marine National Monuments.
- The costs of purchasing new gas pipeline capacity far outweigh the benefits, according to consultants hired by Maine's Public Utilities Commission.
- This summer, CLF launched a special online series to shed light on the severity of the Clean Air Act violations at the Central Landfill in Johnston--from the toxic air pollution being spewed from broken gas wells to its blatant permit abuses.
- Letter from the chair.