We are currently accepting applications for our 2018 Summer Legal Intern Program. Applications will be accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis.
Recent News + Updates
by Ridgway Hall August 3, 2018 The article attached, authored by CLA’s Ridgway Hall, “Strong Headwinds Face Water Quality Trading in the Chesapeake,” posted yesterday on the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL) website, provides exclusive information including programs in VA, PA, MD and DC, along with the EPA Technical Memoranda, information on EPA’s policy […]
The Chesapeake Legal Alliance (CLA) is seeking an experienced leader to join our team and serve as Executive Director! Our office is located in historic Annapolis, Maryland and the Executive Director position is full-time with benefits. The Executive Director is the person primarily responsible for CLA’s operations, funding, and management. For more detailed information, see […]
Celebrate Chesapeake Awareness Week Starting Today! Join CLA to Celebrate the Chesapeake Bay #OneChesapeake Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week ~ June 2-10 2018 This week was created in 2016 to mark a time for all of us to acknowledge the great work happening for our local rivers, streams, and Chesapeake Bay. You can find all of […]
In this Issue: Victory! Local Groups Win at Turtle Run When Critical Area Law Enforced State Environmental Rights Amendments to Protect the Chesapeake Bay MDE Backs Away from Enforcement of Existing Water Laws New CLA Matters New Legal Developments
Jackie Guild Resigns as Executive Director of CLA to work with the Office of Environmental Policy of the City of Annapolis Annapolis, MD The Chesapeake Legal Alliance (CLA) announced today that its Executive Director, Jackie Guild, is resigning to take a position as Director of the Office of Environmental Policy of the City of Annapolis. In making […]
APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED ON A ROLLING BASIS; POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED The Chesapeake Legal Alliance The Chesapeake Legal Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to use the law to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay. We carry out that mission primarily through a network of volunteer attorneys who provide pro bono legal […]
JOIN US FOR A WEBINAR: Tuesday, March 27th at 11am Understanding How State Environmental Rights Amendments May Help Protect the Bay Marty Siegel, Stock and Leader & Mary Clemmensen, CLA Environmental rights provisions in state constitutions have previously provided few advocacy tools to protect the Chesapeake Bay. A recent Pennsylvania court case has significantly expanded the scope […]
Fishing in the Chesapeake Bay! Watch the video.
In a victory for Deep Cove Creek, and after 25 hearings over the course of 2 years, the Anne Arundel County Board of Appeals dismissed the pending appeal regarding Snyder Development’s efforts to build its disputed housing development within the Resource Conservation Area (RCA) of the Critical Area in Churchton, Maryland, effectively ending Snyder’s attempts […]
CLA volunteer attorney Katherine Meyer (Meyer Glitzenstein & Eubanks LLP) helped a group of law professors from around the country, who are also Member Scholars of the Center for Progressive Reform, file an amicus curiae brief on Wednesday, May 24 in a case challenging President Donald Trump’s Executive Order 13771 on “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs.” An amicus brief is […]
News + Updates
- Strong Headwinds Face Water Quality Trading in the Chesapeake August 8, 2018
- CLA accepting applications for Executive Director June 28, 2018
- CELEBRATE Chesapeake Bay Awareness week June 2-10, 2018! June 2, 2018