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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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For decades, the 2,300-acre sprawling former steelmaking complex at Sparrows Point, just south of Baltimore, has been releasing hazardous substances to the Patapsco River, which flows to the Bay. This is the legacy of over a century of steel mill operations, by Bethlehem Steel until its bankruptcy in 2002, and thereafter by a series of […]
CLA Executive Director, Jackie Guild, was presented with a citation on November 12, 2015 by MD State Senator Edward Reilly on behalf of the MD General Assembly for CLA providing pro bonoassistance to the non-profit String of Pearls with organization establishment, NFP filing, and general corporate advice and assistance. CLA volunteer attorneys from Caplin Drysdale […]
“Legal Muscle for the Bay”, authored by CLA, is the lead article in the May/June 2015 edition of the Maryland Bar Journal, which focuses on the Chesapeake Bay. CLA’s article addresses the importance of pro bono legal services in support of efforts to restore the Bay and protect the CLA Featured in MD Bar Journal wildlife and human communities of the Bay watershed. […]