This position in Earthjustice’s Policy and Legislation Department is focused on advocating for and defending laws and policies that promote a shift from fossil fuel to clean energy and opposing measures that seek to increase fossil fuel development and consumption.
What is the history of California's emissions policies? How does Pruitt's past challenging EPA's so-called overreach align with his answers on the Hill yesterday? Adrian Martinez, staff attorney at Earthjustice, is a guest on AirTalk.
“The Dirty 31” is what we’re calling the 31 states that recently joined the usual suspects—big polluting industries, corporate agribusinesses and mega-developers—in attacking the EPA’s Clean Water Rule in federal court.
These states aggressively argue that they should be allowed to foster pollution and the destruction of waters within their borders, outside the protections of the Clean Water Act. Is your state among them?
Alisa Coe, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "It's not OK to dump a bag of trash on your next-door neighbor's yard just because the guy across the street dumped 10."
Sarah Saylor, Senior Legislative Representative, Earthjustice: “It’s not clear in my view that Pruitt really respects or would take the role of administrator of EPA to be as protective of public health as it historically has been or has been intended to be.”
This position in Earthjustice’s Policy and Legislation Department is focused on leading Earthjustice’s efforts to safeguard citizen access to the courts and the integrity of the federal rulemaking process, as well as engage in selective judicial nominations.