ASLF seeks a qualified, multidisciplinary team to create design specifications for a new greenspace on the Near Westside of Syracuse, New York. We are aiming to transform mostly derelict parcels surrounding an awkward 5-way intersection into usable, socially beneficial greenspace. The project will involve green infrastructure and the collection of stormwater into a water feature. This […]
The Nursery reclaims an abandoned vacant lot and creates unique greenspace in the City to grow and distribute native, genetically local trees. This nursery will be the first of its kind in the City of Syracuse and will be a model for others elsewhere.
ASLF has a lawsuit in progress in the Adirondack Park concerning “Lot 8,” a 200-acre Forest Preserve parcel in the Jay Mountain Wilderness Area of the Champlain Valley. Readers may recall that this parcel was the subject of an amendment to Article 14 of the State Constitution, the “forever wild” provision, on the ballot last […]
ASLF has joined forces with other environmental organizations to protect the Adirondacks, and we have some good news! We have succeeded in obtaining a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against the State and NYCO Minerals, until August 22, prohibiting any damaging activities on the 200-acre Lot 8 of the Forest Preserve in the Jay Mt. Wilderness, […]
More than 30 years ago, ASLF began as an organization tirelessly pursuing citizen enforcement of the Clean Water Act (CWA) throughout the United States. Hundreds of cases have since been fought by ASLF, including ASLF vs. New York State Gas & Electric and ASLF vs. The Puerto Rico Electric and Power Authority, both directly related […]
Sustainable Urban Spaces Vet Farms and Refugee Agriculture Mangrove-Coral Association Discovery Save the Rain Vacant Lot Program ASLF Commences Two Lawsuits Phosphorus TMDL Approved Greenburgh, NY & Green Infrastructure ASLF Presentations and Publications Environmental Communication 30th Birthday Reﬂections
Greetings! Thursday, July 18 is International Nelson Mandela Day. Worldwide, individuals and organizations are taking time out to contribute 67 minutes as “service to one’s fellow human” as a way to honor the life and work of Nelson Mandela. Why 67? Mandela devoted 67 years of his life to social change. From 11:30 AM until […]
ASLF’s headquarters was a scene of celebration and reflection as environmental activists, government leaders,
Vacant lot updates, Onondaga Lake information, as well as international involvement can be found here. Summer 2012 Newsletter
As recent inductees into the United Nations, ASLF has been invited to partake in the RIO + 20 conference on Sustainable Environment.
A Cleaner Lake in Syracuse, Atlantic States Extends Its Overseas Presence, ASLF Expands and Broadens Staff, and more news.
The Low Impact Development Symposium of 2011 has accepted an abstract submitted by the Atlantic States Legal Foundation. The ASLF staff gave a presentation on September 27 at the Symposium in Philadelphia. With a theme of Greening the Urban Environment, this conference brings together three separate organizations: the 19th National Nonpoint Source Monitoring Workshop, the […]
ASLF Receives EPA Award, ASLF and South Africa, New County Executive and ACJ, and more news.
Progress with Onondaga Lake, ASLF explores e-waste recycling, and more news.
Brownfield Remediation in Syracuse, New Resort Risks Aquifer in Bahamas, Green Infrastructure on the Near Westside, and more news.
Black Sea Project, Sustainable South Side, Greening School Grounds, and more news.
Sustainable NY, Dunbar Environmental Grant, Onondaga Lake Watershed Education, and more news.
NYSDEC Oil and Gas, Onondaga Lead, Cyprinus carpio, and more news.