The Latest On: Crude-by-Rail
Christopher Amato, Staff Attorney, Northeast Office: "[Charlene Benton] is one of those people you meet once in a lifetime—eloquent, dynamic, a born leader."
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.
Chris Amato, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "Global's defiant response, in which the company flatly refuses to take any of the actions ordered by DEC, makes clear that the company intends to continue flouting the law and ignoring the impacted community. We call on DEC to take all necessary steps to protect the citizens of Albany from Global's rogue operation."
Coalition Notifies Global Companies Of Intent To File Federal Court Suit For Violations Of Clean Air Act
Legal Document: Coalition Notifies Global Companies Of Intent To File Federal Court Suit For Violations Of Clean Air Act
An event commemorated the three-year anniversary of the first press conference held to focus on the plight of residents at Ezra Prentice Homes in the wake of an increase in oil train traffic in Albany.