Attorney Abigail Benjamin is representing West Virginia Rivers Coalition in its opposition to two proposed natural gas pipelines – the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Eastern Panhandle expansion project. On December 18th, Abigail attended a West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection hearing and made public comment regarding the lack of stream monitoring in the proposed […]
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CLA recognizes Attorney Abigail Benjamin as December 2017 Volunteer of the Month! Attorney Abigail Benjamin is representing West Virginia Rivers Coalition in its opposition to two proposed natural gas pipelines – the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Eastern Panhandle expansion project. On December 18th, Abigail attended a West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection hearing and […]
We are currently accepting applications for our 2018 Summer Legal Intern Program. Applications will be accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis.
Since Mary joined CLA in July 2016, she has made tremendous contributions to our success. Mary has helped grow our volunteer attorney network significantly, formed new collaborative partnerships with the communities and organizations of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and facilitated pro bono services for hundreds of clients. Mary spearheaded our work in Pennsylvania and expanded […]
CLA and MRC are also hosting a companion training webinar on July 26 at Noon to teach the basic concepts covered in the guide. See the PRESS RELEASE by clicking here. REGISTER TODAY for the webinar here.
FREE Summer Evening Lectures – brought to you by the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Become a Bay Optimist this year! Join the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center every third Tuesday now through October for an evening of science and lively discussion. This year’s lectures explore environmental success stories, what’s working in conservation around the Chesapeake and how we […]
PRESS RELEASE July 11, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Annapolis, MD CLA is proud to welcome Mary Clemmensen as CLA’s newest Staff Attorney Mary joins the CLA team July 11 as our second Staff Attorney through a grant provided by the Rauch Foundation. This second attorney position expands the capacity of CLA to more effectively address the challenges […]
TODAY at NOON ~ JOIN Chesapeake Legal Alliance’s MATT HENJUM, as he co-moderates at the DC BAR PANEL
The Clean Water Rule – Examining its Purposes, Legality and Policy Implications Thursday, April 14, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Beveridge & Diamond PC 1350 I Street, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005 The Clean Water Rule – intended to clarify what waters are subject to the requirements of the Clean Water Act […]
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