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ASLF seeks design team for greenspace project on Near Westside of Syracuse, NY: LOI deadline is September 25, 2015

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 […]

NYCO Lawsuit Moves Ahead

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 […]

Can you imagine a future without the Adirondack Park?

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, […]

Then & Now: ASLF and the Clean Water Act, Section 316

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 […]

Summer 2013 Newsletter

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  

Nelson Mandela Day

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 […]

Summer 2012 Newsletter


Vacant lot updates, Onondaga Lake information, as well as international involvement can be found here. Summer 2012 Newsletter

UN Conference: Rio + 20

As recent inductees into the United Nations, ASLF has been invited to partake in the RIO + 20 conference on Sustainable Environment.

ASLF Presents at 2011 Low Impact Development Symposium

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 […]

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