The Latest On: Oil and Gas Drilling
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.”
Guest: Dave Archambault II Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman
Solenex, LLC Files For Expedited Hearing; Environmental Groups File Motion To Intervene In Moncrief Case
Colorado’s Governor Said He Didn’t Want To Appeal A Controversial Oil-And-Gas Ruling. The Attorney General Did It Anyway.
Michael Freeman, Staff Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office: "The buck stops with Governor Hickenlooper because he can still keep this case from moving forward. The Attorney General can’t bring a Supreme Court appeal on behalf of the COGCC without that agency’s consent. If the Governor is serious about protection of public health, safety, and the environment, he needs to direct his COGCC to immediately drop the agency’s challenge to the Martinez decision."
Environment Groups Urge Hickenlooper Not To Fight Appeals Court Ruling That Prioritizes Public Health And Safety
Mike Freeman, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “The Court of Appeals ruling provides plenty of clarity. The only thing that would be served [by asking the supreme court to consider a review] is if the state does not want to make public safety, public health and the environment its first priority.”