Kristen Boyles, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “The point of going through all that process is—not just doing it to do it—you’re doing it to get the information. What are the impacts of an oil export terminal on our coasts? What would be the risks of a spill? Or air pollution, or any sort of train accident? ... A week later, Shell pulled its permit and said it wasn’t going forward with the project.
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Legal Document: D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling Stripping Endangered Species Act Protections from Wyoming Wolves
Patti Goldman, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "A new president has to deal with the record and evidence and findings. If you take climate and the endangerment finding, that is a scientific finding that is upheld by the court. That finding has legal impacts. If there's a directive along those lines, there will have to be a process."
Plaintiff Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Memorandum In Support Of Its Motion For Partial Summary Judgment
Amanda Goodin, Staff Attorney, Northwest Office: “To change any regulations or issue new ones or cancel any regulations or rescind them entirely, that decision has to be based on evidence in the record. It has to be based on science, and it has to be a reasonable decision, one that’s not arbitrary.”