Chesapeake Legal Alliance (CLA) and the Environmental Center (EAC) are coming together to defend, protect, and restore one of our nation’s greatest natural resources and cultural treasures—the Chesapeake Bay.
After years of partnering, Chesapeake Legal Alliance and the Environmental ActionCenter are becoming one organization. We will make it official in January 2020. Our board and staff families are really excited about our union and the opportunity to expand our collective impact through: Dedicated people – Our board and staff have complementary strengths in legal […]
CLA Welcomes New Director of Policy and Research, Evan Isaacson, Esq. Meet Evan Isaacson, the new Director of Policy and Research. An environmental lawyer and policy analyst, Evan has extensive experience in analyzing the legal and policy frameworks established to restore the Chesapeake Bay. Prior to joining CLA, Evan was the Chesapeake Bay Policy Analyst at […]
Click here for CLA’s October 2019 edition of our BAY BRIEF newsletter. In this Issue: From the desk of Hannah Brubach… Comments for Change: Which WOTUS is covered under CWA? Permit DENIED Shout Out! Congrats to EIP for halting toxic pollution flow into the Susquehanna River! Small Enhancements toward BIG Impact Announcements around the Chesapeake Bay […]
One of the most effective ways to influence the future of our Bay is by educating and inspiring future generations of environmental advocates. This summer, CLA had the opportunity to work with three dedicated legal interns: Nicholle Vo, Class of ’20, and Colleen O’Connor Collins, Class of ’21, both at University of Maryland Francis King Carey’s Law School and Hannah […]
This report identifies current statutes, regulations, and policies that protect and affect Chesapeake Bay’s submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) and that of its tidal tributaries. By understanding what currently exists, readers may draw comparisons and better understand the different laws, regulations, and policies that affect SAV. Click here for the report. Click here for the SAV […]
Please join us in welcoming our spectacular team of summer interns! This diverse crew of law students will be providing invaluable assistance to several legal projects over the summer months. Learn more about each member of our eighth class of accomplished and engaging legal interns, Hannah Ford-Stille, Nicholle Vo and Colleen O’Connor Collins, who have joined us in […]
CLA created a document that provides suggestions for drafting comments on PA’s Draft Phase III WIP. Click here for drafting tips.
CLA Welcomes New Staff Attorney, Hannah K. Brubach, Esq. Meet Hannah Brubach, CLA’s new team member leading the Pro Bono Services program. Hannah joins us through our exciting new partnership between Chesapeake Legal Alliance and Environmental Action Center. To read about more about Hannah and our our new programs, click here.If you are an existing CLA volunteer attorney, […]