Looking every bit as comfortable in hiking gear as he might be in courtroom attire, attorney Ted Zukoski of the conservation group Earthjustice led a group of environmentalists deep into the Gunnison National Forest east of Paonia on a sunny late-June day.
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Demandamos A La Administración Trump Por Demorar Protecciones Contra El Terrible Gas Metano. De Nuevo.
Abigail Dillen, VP of Litigation for Climate & Energy, Earthjustice: “What we are seeing is unprecedented. With this administration, we face a disregard to basic rules of environmental decision making.”
Noni Austin, Attorney, Earthjustice: “The world heritage committee’s decision has confirmed what scientists have been saying for years: urgent and rapid action to reduce global warming and implement the Paris agreement is essential for the survival of coral reefs into the future.”
Thomas Cmar, Attorney, Earthjustice: “This is an early example of the impacts that the Trump EPA’s moves to illegally roll back public health and environmental protections are having. We are very concerned that utilities across the country will make similar moves to delay long-overdue cleanups of the toxic mess that coal-fired power plants generate.”