Ted Zukoski, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “We think it’s important that there be regulations in place that don’t give away the store.”
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Michael Freeman, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “This idea that the current administration has been strangling the industry by over-regulating them is just not accurate factually. They’re got plenty of permits to drill if they want to drill.”
Lisa Evans, Senior Administrative Counsel, Earthjustice: “When a state does not submit a program for approval, the requirements of the EPA’s [coal ash] rule remain in effect in that state. For states that have no approved program, the EPA must implement a permit program in that state, but only if Congress provides funding for the EPA to do so.”
Michael Hiatt, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “It’s now up to the states to make greater advancements toward clean energy, Unfortunately, Arizona has numbered the days left for people to participate in a successful solar program. This decision casts serious doubts on the long-term viability of rooftop solar in Arizona.”
Jan Hasselman, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "There’s this secret stuff that even we don’t have in the litigation. We were aware there were documents not available to us and we’ve been asking for them."